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Hematite pseudomorphs after Magnetite from Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada

 
Hematite pseudomorphs after Magnetite from Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 37264
Mineral:Hematite pseudomorphs after Magnetite
Locality:Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada
Description:Sharp, well formed hematite pseudomorphs after octahedral magnetite crystals up to 9 mm. The hematite has replaced the magnetite atom by atom retaining the original magnetite shape but with the composition of hematite. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #2471; collected by R. Bentley in 1972
Overall Size:4x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:3-9 mm
Status: For reference only
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