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Martite from
Cerro Loma Pelada, Tafí del Valle Department, Tucumán, Argentina

Erratic type:
Species:Hematite var: Martite
Comments:Collected in 2002 by Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry.
Analysys confirmed and completed by Mineralogists of Miguel Lillo Foundation, Universidad Nacional de Tucumán. Tucumán, Argentina.
Habit:Trigonal. (Pseudo cubic crystals, loose and granodiorite included)
Colour:Reddish brown, dark brown.
Luminescent properties:no
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Rare
Special Storage/
Display Requirements:
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry´s collection.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Albite-Anorthite Series1 photo of Martite associated with Albite-Anorthite Series at this locality.
Quartz1 photo of Martite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Martite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Cerro Loma Pelada, Tafí del Valle Department, Tucumán, Argentina
Nearest other occurrences of Martite
39.9km (24.8 miles) A Horco Molle, Yerba Buena Department, Tucumán, Argentina
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