Zircon


Composition: ZrSiO4
Crystal System : Tetragonal
Colours: Brown, black, grey, yellow
Lustre : Adamantine, vitreous
Hardness (H) : 7.5
Specific Gravity (S.G) : 4.6-4.7

Distribution

Common. As a detrital mineral in the feldpathic sandstone ("pseudo-aplite") bodies, derrived from sediments of the Tschudi Formation.

Occurrence

  • Country Rock