The Rock Professor has provided you with a mineral
information card. Print on stock paper, and cut out to
enhance your rock and mineral products.
To print: with your cursor, highlight the entire card below,
right click and select print, then click on "selection"
|THE ROCK PROFESSOR|
Chemistry: Iron oxide ♦ Category: Oxides ♦ Crystal system: Hexagonal (rhombohedral) ♦ Luster: Metallic ♦ Color: Metallic gray to earthy red tones ♦ Transparency: Opaque ♦ Cleavage: None ♦ Fracture: Uneven to sub-conchoidal ♦ Moh's hardness: 5.5 - 6.5 ♦ Localities: England, Mexico, Brazil, Australia, United States and Canada