Specular Hematite...

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Specular Hematite...

Post by crocoite »

From the same location as the 'kidney ore', Florence Mine, Cumbria. This is what is known as specular hematite...

Image is 4mm wide.

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Post by Ken Ramos »

Looking at these mineral posts makes one wonder about the molecular processes involved in bringing about specimens such as these. Interesting thing to ponder, thanks Steve. :D

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Post by beetleman »

Look at the blades and shine on that specimen. Very nice Steve. Is that in with Quartz crystals?
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Post by Carl_Constantine »

Looks like some creature is coming out of the crystal. Cool shot.
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Post by crocoite »

Thanks guys...and yes Doug, those are quartz crystals.

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