• Hematite and Rutile
  • Hematite and Rutile
  • Hematite and Rutile
  • Hematite and Rutile
Gallery

Hematite and Rutile

$900.00   €749  £640.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC1906

A classic Swiss Hematite specimen, with lustrous hexagonal platey crystals of Hematite growing from a cream Feldspar and Quartz matrix. The Hematite crystals measure to 2.2cm with mirror like lustre, exhibiting lamellar growth and sharply formed edges. There is an epitaxial overgrowth of red Rutile crystals, aligned in the direction of the hexagonal Hematite growth, typical for this area. The Rutile forms elongate flat crystals to 0.4cm. A great classic Hematite specimen.

Details

Dimensions
3.5 × 2.6 × 4.1 cm
Categories
Locality
Cavradi Gorge, Val Curnera, Grischun (Graubunden), Switzerland, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Hematite

Related Mineral Specimens

Quartz Var. Eisenkiesel on Hematite
$300
 Florence Mine, Egremont, Cumbria, England, Europe
A delicate 1 to 2 mm thick plate of Hematite coated with micro-crystals of sparkling jet-black...
Quartz with Hematite
$750
 Cleator Moor Iron Mine, West Cumberland Iron Field, Cumbria, England
A gorgeous small cabinet specimen of double terminated “Smoky” Quartz on Hematite, the latter in the...
Hematite with Quartz
$3,500
 Beckermet Mine, Egremont, Cumbria, England, Europe
A very fine specimen of classic Specular Hematite with gemmy well-developed Quartz crystals....
Quartz with Hematite
$450
 Cleator Moor Iron Mine, West Cumberland Iron Field, Cumbria, England
A fine display of two Quartz habits, as a red crystal druse of Eisenkiesel covering much of the...