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Rainbow Hematite

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Formula:
Fe2O3
A variety of Hematite

An iridescent variety of hematite, its colour play caused by a very thin coating of nanoparticles of an unidentified aluminium phosphate (Nadin, 2007).


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Chemical Properties of Rainbow HematiteHide

Formula:
Fe2O3

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Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Rainbow HematiteHide

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Nadin, E. (2007): The secret lives of minerals. Engineering & Science, No. 1, 10-20.

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