Specularite (Var. of hematite) on Kidney ore

Specularite (Var. of hematite) on Kidney ore - 658

Beckermet Mine, Egremont, Cumbria, England


From the days when the British Steel Corp. worked the mine, this specularite/kidney ore specimen displays well from either the top or bottom. One way shows off the 'top' convex outer shell of specularite with a little hematite showing whilst turning it upside down reveals the concave layers of kidney ore the surface of which is liberally dusted with sparkling individual specularite crystals. Ex. Bloch Collection.

Formula: Fe2O3

Status: Sold

Dimensions: 70x60x25mm

Size: Small Cabinet (S)

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