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Hematite (parting cleavage) from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey

 
Hematite (parting cleavage) from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey

Hematite (parting cleavage) from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 44783
Mineral:Hematite (parting cleavage)
Locality:Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey
Description:Rectangular cleavage of metallic hematite with crisp edges and striated faces. These are locally called hematite partings because the deposit had distinct parting planes that facilitated sharp cleavage faces. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987) collection #483
Overall Size:6x3.5x1 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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