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Quartzite
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Type Mineral
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Quartzite is a hard, metamorphic rock which was originally Sandstone. Sandstone is converted into quartzite through heating and pressure usually related to tectonic compression. Some varieties of Quartzite is 99% SiO2, and 1% Iron.

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