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Hematite pseudomorphs after Magnetite (formerly named Martite) from Twin Peaks, Millard County, Utah

 
Hematite pseudomorphs after Magnetite (formerly named Martite) from Twin Peaks, Millard County, Utah

Hematite pseudomorphs after Magnetite (formerly named Martite) from Twin Peaks, Millard County, Utah

Hematite pseudomorphs after Magnetite (formerly named Martite) from Twin Peaks, Millard County, Utah

Hematite pseudomorphs after Magnetite (formerly named Martite) from Twin Peaks, Millard County, Utah

Hematite pseudomorphs after Magnetite (formerly named Martite) from Twin Peaks, Millard County, Utah

Hematite pseudomorphs after Magnetite (formerly named Martite) from Twin Peaks, Millard County, Utah

Hematite pseudomorphs after Magnetite (formerly named Martite) from Twin Peaks, Millard County, Utah

DESCRIPTION:No. 75018
Mineral:Hematite pseudomorphs after Magnetite (formerly named Martite)
Locality:Twin Peaks, Millard County, Utah
Description:Classic formation of martite, the obsolete mineral name identified in 1982 as hematite pseudomorphs of octahedral magnetite crystals. The magnetite crystallized first, then altered molecule-by-molecule to hematite, maintaining the magnetite shape. First mentioned in print in 1894 in article by Maynard Bixby
Overall Size:10x6.5x4.5 cm
Crystals:1-8 mm pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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