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Hematite

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Description
Locality: 
Botallack Mine, St Just, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.5 × 6 × 4 cm
Description

Wonderful old time botryoidal hematite from the Botallack Mine

The specimen is partly coated in drusy micro crystalline quartz which has hematite inclusions giving a bright red colour.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Hematite

Formula: 
Fe2O3
Strunz: 
4.CB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
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