95 x 85 x 53 mm
Description: A thin layer of shiny hematite (with some being botryoidal) partially coats a piece of iron ore, including cavities.
This is part of a most unusual find. Damage is confined to the edges of the specimen.
Weight of Specimen: 550 g
Chemical Composition: α -Fe2O3 (hematite)
Hardness on Mohs Scale: (hematite) 5 - 6
Atties Mine, Van Rhynsdorp area, Western Cape,
Specimen Code: WC 039