Hematite Photos     

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hematite-kidney ore
 

Hematite
last edited:  2/28/18    number of photos:  49
Hematite is Fe2O3
Mineral information on hematite

Hematite comes from the Greek word, haimat, meaning blood.
Powdery or earthy hematite is known as red ochre.
Rounded lumps of hematite are called Kidney ore.
Martite refers to a crystal of magnetite that has
  been chemically altered to hematite.

                                                                                                     
photos
hematite streak:  1
botryoidal hematite:  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8
specular hematite:  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  89
hematite crystals:  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12 

oolitic hematite:  1  2  3
stalactitic hematite:  1  2  3
banded iron formation:  1  2
micaceous hematite:  1
kidney ore:  1  2  3
henatite, pencil ore:  1  2
fibrous hematite:  1
tumble-polished:  1
hematite after magnetite:  1
hematite with rutile:  1                                                                   
hematite, massive:  1

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