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Hematite

#RW62067

Hematite

#RW62067
Availability
Sold
Size
9 x 8 x 6 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Fe2O3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Soudan mine, Vermilion Range, St. Louis Co., Minnesota, United States
Tagged
ore mineral

This is more or less and fine-grained or specular Hematite specimen. It is one of the major ores of the district. Unfortunately the glory days of this district are long gone. It use to drive the once huge steel industry of the USA sending ore to the steel mills of south Chicago, Pittsburg and Cleveland. 

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.

Collection
Robert J. Waidler Collection
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