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Hematite var. martite

#53592

Hematite var. martite

#53592
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 4 x 3.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Fe2O3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Twin Peaks prospect, Millard Co., Utah, United States

This is a pseudomorph of Hematite after Magnetite, which has a variety name of martite. The octahedral crystals are 3 - 7mm.

Hematite

Formula
Fe2O3 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, Blocky, Earthy 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
reddish gray, black, blackish red 
Streak
reddish brown 
Class
Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
6.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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