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DescriptionSpecularite (or specular hematite)is micaceous hematite, Fe2O3 (iron oxide), with small, intergrown, hexagonal plates that produce a glistening effect when a specimen is rotated.
LocationEngland. Near Cumberland.
PhotographerDarla Sondrol. 2001-07-24.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #357.
Key wordsSpecularite, Quartz, Hematite, England
Tech details702 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number1331