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TitleBanded limonite-hematite and greenalite Rock
DescriptionBanded hematie-limonite and greenlite rock from the upper Huronian, Biwabic Formation. Limonite is not a true mineral, but a mixture of similar hydrated iron oxide minerals. Hematite, Fe2O3 (iron oxide), is an important iron ore.
LocationUSA ▹ Minnesota. Near Hibbing. Albany Pit.
PhotographerDarla Sondrol. 2001-07-23.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #3641.
Key wordsHematite, Limonite, Greenlite, Minnesota
Tech details1.03 MB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number1311