Hematite Pseudo Magnetite (Martite)
John Betts - Fine Minerals
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).
Twin Peaks, Millard County, Utah