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Hematite var. Kidney Ore from Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

 
Hematite var. Kidney Ore from Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Hematite var. Kidney Ore from Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Hematite var. Kidney Ore from Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Hematite var. Kidney Ore from Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 52958
Mineral:Hematite var. Kidney Ore
Locality:Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England
Description:Botryoidal black-metallic hematite with lustrous rounded forms to 22 mm diameter. These hematite formations were called Kidney-Ore by the local miners. On the exposed ends the hematite exhibits radiating internal structure. ex. Gregory, Botley and LLoyd
Overall Size:8.5x6x5 cm
Crystals:5-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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