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TitleSpecularite in quartz
DescriptionThis silvery form of hematite, Fe2O3 (iron oxide), is called specularite and can be identified by the red streak it produces. Quartz is silicon dioxide (Si02.
LocationEngland. Near Cumberland.
PhotographerDarla Sondrol. 2001-07-24.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #354.
Key wordsSpecularite, Quartz, Hematite, England
Tech details613 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number1325