Hematite Pseudo Magnetite (Martite)
Hematite Pseudo Magnetite (Martite) from Twin Peaks, Millard County, Utah
Collection John Betts - Fine Minerals
Description Classic specimen of Martite, which is Hematite pseudomorphs after octahedral magnetite crystals. Individual crystals are up to 18 mm. Specimen has old pen-and-ink label indicating that Sherk acquired the specimen from Toothaker, a well known Philadelphia mineral collector. No damage. Ex. A. Lincoln Sherk II, MD. (1896-1970); ex. Charles R. Toothaker (1873-1952).
Locality Twin Peaks, Millard County, Utah
Dimensions 8 x 6 x 4 cm.
Specimen Grade B
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