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Metallic, Sub-Metallic
In allusion to the specular ("mirror-like") appearance of this type of hematite.
A variety of Hematite

A variety of hematite characterized by aggregates of silvery, metallic, specular ("mirror-like") hematite flakes or tabular, anhedral crystals.

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Physical Properties of SpeculariteHide

Metallic, Sub-Metallic

Chemical Properties of SpeculariteHide


Synonyms of SpeculariteHide

Other Language Names for SpeculariteHide

Simplified Chinese:镜铁矿

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz84 photos of Specularite associated with Quartz on
Calcite12 photos of Specularite associated with Calcite on
Hematite12 photos of Specularite associated with Hematite on
Dolomite11 photos of Specularite associated with Dolomite on
Fluorite10 photos of Specularite associated with Fluorite on
Kidney Ore10 photos of Specularite associated with Kidney Ore on
Chalcopyrite8 photos of Specularite associated with Chalcopyrite on
Smoky Quartz8 photos of Specularite associated with Smoky Quartz on
Prehnite4 photos of Specularite associated with Prehnite on
Tetrahedrite4 photos of Specularite associated with Tetrahedrite on

Fluorescence of SpeculariteHide

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Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

Internet Links for SpeculariteHide

Localities for SpeculariteHide

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