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

HEMATITE Var. "KIDNEY ORE"

$2,500.00   €2,253  £2,060.00 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

Related Mineral Specimens

Hematite
$2,000
 Wessels Mine, Hotazel, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Northern Cape Province, South Africa, Africa
A stunning specimen of mirror-bright, jet black Hematite with associated salmon-pink Andradite...
Fluorite with Dolomite
$6,500
 Florence Mine, Egremont, Cumbria, England, Europe
Classic gemmy-translucent blue crystals of Fluorite on Dolomite from the last mine to produce Iron...
Hematite on Quartz
$700
 Florence Mine, Egremont, Cumbria, England, Europe
Classic metallic black disc-like Specular Hematite crystals are aggregated in an area measuring to...
Hematite
$2,500
 Wessels Mine, Hotazel, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Northern Cape Province, South Africa, Africa
Two very well formed lustrous intergrown crystals of Hematite measuring to 1.4cm displaying a V-like...