Mineral Specimen #4387 Specular Hemaitte on Dolomite
Florence Mine, Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Field, Cumbria, England
10.2 x 7.6 x 3.4 cm
4 x 3 x 1.3 in
Small, sparkly crystals of Hematite with a high metallic luster are scattered across a layer of off-white colored Dolomite crystals. The Dolomite crystals exhibit an unusual growth pattern giving the appearance the specimen has been sliced with a knife. The Hematite crystals are concentrated within these "cuts".
Flaws: Nothing Appreciable
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Europe | Oxides and Hydroxides | Carbonates | Minerals Priced Between 50 and 99 Dollars