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Hematite : Fe2O3

Photo Copyright © Roger Lang 2009  - This image is copyrighted. Unauthorized reproduction prohibited.

An old timer specimen probably from the late 1930s/early 1940s when the mine was operated a last time. Reniform hematite as 'kidney ore' with an old label perched on it. This one can compete IMHO with the famous cumbrian specimens albeit from a less known locality. Width of the specimen 14.5 cm.

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Photo added: 23rd Apr 2009

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