Hematite PS Magnetite
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Hematite PS Magnetite

Specimen # 200051
Mineral: Hematite PS Magnetite
Location: Hematite pseudomorph after Magnetite, Payún Volcano, Altiplano de Payún Matru, Malargüe Dept., Mendoza, Argentina
Size: 6.6 x 4.8 x 3.8 cm

Description

A cluster of hematite after magnetite crystals, combinint sharp well-defined octahedra with complex, elongated skeletal crystals. The piece is dark steel-grey with nice metallic lustre under the lights.The surfaces of these crystals are dotted with tiny sparkling hematite crystals. In excellent condition. This specimen looks great in both orientations – supported to stand as in the first two photos or sitting horizontally, it’s a fine display piece.