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Martite

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A variety of Hematite

The name given for Hematite pseudomorphs after Magnetite.

Originally described from Itabira, Minas Gerais, Southeast Region, Brazil.

Classification of Martite

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Other Names for Martite

Other Languages:
German:Martit
Russian:Мартит
Simplified Chinese:假象赤铁矿
Spanish:Martita

Other Information

Special Storage/
Display Requirements from:
Cerro Loma Pelada, Tafí del Valle Department, Tucumán, ArgentinaNo
Health Warning:No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Martite

Reference List:

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Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 527.

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