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Mineral Specimen #5138    Specular Hematite on Botryoidal Hemaite

Florence Mine, Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Field, Cumbria, England

6.3 x 4.3 x 2.2 cm


Two habits of Hematite are present on this specimen. Black colored, platy, specular crystals with a high. silvery luster have grown on the surface reddish/brown colored botryoidal, reniform Hematite. The underside of the specimen is extremely interesting with concave hollows in concentric layers. There are small specular crystals in many of these hollows.

Condition: Good

Flaws: A few of the bladed crystals are incomplete.

This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Europe | Oxides and Hydroxides | Minerals Priced Between 50 and 99 Dollars