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Magnetite & Hematite Var Specularite

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Magnetite & Hematite Var Specularite

ex Dr. F. Krantz (GER)
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Description
Locality: 
Västanfors, Fagersta, Västmanland County, Sweden
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9.5 × 4.7 × 3.2 cm
Description

Very interesting classic oldie from Sweden: a mass of highly lustrius specularite consisting of innumerable small flakes of hematite hosts black magnetite crystals which are grown in the specularite matrix. With nice label, never seen such a sample before until now. Probably late 19th/early 20th century.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Magnetite

Formula: 
Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Strunz: 
4.BB.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Streak: 
Black

Hematite

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

Specularite

Variety Of: 

Hematite

Formula: 
Fe2O3
Strunz: 
4.CB.05
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Colour: 
Silvery

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