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Hematite, Magnetite

Hematite : Fe2O3, Magnetite : Fe2+Fe3+2O4
minID: U95-70N

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Dimensions: 3.4 cm x 2.7 cm x 2.4 cm

3.4 x 2.7 x 2.4 cm. A complete octahedron of magnetite has been replaced (pseudomorphed) by hematite, retaining the octahedral form of the original magnetite. You can see interesting concentric triangular-shaped terracing on the faces.

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Photo added: 22nd Apr 2008

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