Hematite (Var: Martite), Magnetite

Specimen ID: HC0-8PH

Mineral(s)
Hematite (Var: Martite) : Fe2O3
Magnetite : Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Locality
Mindat locality:
Dimensions
55mm x 36mm
Events

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Parallel and skeletal growths of octahedral crystals, one of them clearly dominant, pseudomorphs after Magnetite, and almost completely covered by a second generation of bright platy Hematite crystals. Payún Matru Volcano, Malargüe, Malargüe Department, Mendoza Province, Argentina Found in 2008 Specimen size: 5.5 × 3.6 cm = 2.17” × 1.42” 3E11 (from Express Minerals)
Jordi Fabre - 7th May 2020

Photo added to mindat.org

Parallel and skeletal growths of octahedral crystals, one of them clearly dominant, pseudomorphs after Magnetite, and almost completely covered by a second generation of bright platy Hematite crystals. Payún Matru Volcano, Malargüe, Malargüe Department, Mendoza Province, Argentina Found in 2008 Specimen size: 5.5 × 3.6 cm = 2.17” × 1.42” 3E11 (from Express Minerals)
Jordi Fabre - 7th May 2020
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