• HEMATITE Var. "KIDNEY ORE"
  • HEMATITE Var. "KIDNEY ORE"
  • HEMATITE Var. "KIDNEY ORE"
  • HEMATITE Var. "KIDNEY ORE"
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HEMATITE Var. "KIDNEY ORE"

$2,500.00   €2,217  £1,920.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC10923
A toad-like naturally polished warty mass of high-grade Hematite from the now abandoned Florence Mine, close to the small town of Egremont in west Cumbria, England.  The specimen is built from three concentrically nested shell-like domed layers of gunmetal-grey Hematite, each around 1 cm thick and of a dense acicular crystallised habit, approaching that of the Hematite variety “Pencil Ore”.  The outer display surface is a gently undulating patchwork of botryoidal domes of a dark metallic grey-black with attractive dispersed patched of brick-red Hematite.  A choice west Cumbrian Hematite with many attractive and unusual characteristics.

Details

Dimensions
12.3 × 9.5 × 5.6 cm
Categories
Classic Minerals, Oxides and Hydroxides
Locality
Florence Mine, Egremont, Cumbria, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Hematite

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