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Hematite with Quartz on Goethite from Beckermet Mine, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

 
Hematite with Quartz on Goethite from Beckermet Mine, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Hematite with Quartz on Goethite from Beckermet Mine, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 45222
Mineral:Hematite with Quartz on Goethite
Locality:Beckermet Mine, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England
Description:Lustrous metallic bladed hematite crystals (specular hematite) on brown botryoidal kidney ore variety of goethite with a partial quartz crystal on one edge. When viewed under magnification it can be seen the edges of the hematite crystals show cleavages.
Overall Size:7x4.5x2 cm
Crystals:3-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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