• Hematite with Var. Specularite and Quartz
  • Hematite with Var. Specularite and Quartz
Oxides and Hydroxides

Hematite with Var. Specularite and Quartz

$300.00   €244  £210.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC13774
Large platy-blades of Specularite, a crystallised variety of Hematite, form a superb 2.8 x 2.0 x 1.5 cm cluster.  These sit on a surface of stubby clear Quartz crystals mixed with 2 to 3 mm sized Specularite blades which coat a matrix of brick-red tinted, light grey massive Hematite.  This choice display of crystallised Hematite is from the now closed and flooded Florence mine by the town of Egremont in west Cumbria, England, a mine renowned for its superb Hematite.  The Specularite blades measure to about 1.5 x 1.5 cm and are unusual for being bronze-black while displaying a superb spectrum of iridescent colours. 

Details

Dimensions
5.8 × 5.9 × 4.5 cm
Categories
Oxides and Hydroxides, Quartz and Agate
Locality
Florence Mine, Egremont, Cumbria, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Hematite, Quartz

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