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Hematite var. Turgite from Hat Lease, Goldfield District, Esmeralda County, Nevada

 
Hematite var. Turgite from Hat Lease, Goldfield District, Esmeralda County, Nevada

Hematite var. Turgite from Hat Lease, Goldfield District, Esmeralda County, Nevada

DESCRIPTION:No. 43122
Mineral:Hematite var. Turgite
Locality:Hat Lease, Goldfield District, Esmeralda County, Nevada
Description:Iridescent coating of hematite, variety turgite, on massive iron-rich matrix. The turgite has strong colors ranging from blue to green to purple. Under magnification the entire surface is seen to be covered with minute botryoidal crystals.
Overall Size:4x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:.05 mm spherules
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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