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Hematite : Fe2O3

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Dimensions: 5 cm x 4.5 cm x 3.5 cm

A classic old Italian hematite, from the island of one of Napoleon’s exiles and a historically important mining district as well. It features very lustrous, sharp, platy crystals of high calibre. The 3-Dimensional display face is nearly pristine, with just a few small damaged crystals on the periphery. From the recently-dispersed collection of Paul Jung. 5 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm

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Photo added: 26th Jan 2006

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