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Hematite from Alston Moor, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

 
Hematite from Alston Moor, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Hematite from Alston Moor, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 29027
Mineral:Hematite
Locality:Alston Moor, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England
Description:Flat plate of brown kidney ore coated with sparkling crystals of dark metallic hematite. The hematite crystals are thin blades standing upright, commonly referred to as specular hematite. Minor damage visible under magnification. Ex. L. Russianoff collection
Overall Size:4x2.5x1 cm
Crystals:3-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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