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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 URL:
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Other Names for Martite

Name in Other Languages:
Simplified Chinese:假象赤铁矿

Other Information

Health Risks:
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:
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.

Internet Links for Martite

Localities for Martite

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