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PostPosted: Mar 14, 2020 12:06    Post subject: Is this Hematite?  

it has a red streak if sanded a metalic luster and non magnetic it is found as globs or perfect cubes or joining cubes


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PostPosted: Mar 14, 2020 15:03    Post subject: Re: is this hematite  

This fits the description of limonite pseudomorphs of pyrite.
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PostPosted: Mar 14, 2020 16:17    Post subject: Re: Is this Hematite?  

Ok. I had also come to that conclusion, but didn't know so is it all limonite? I have found some of the normal looking limonite so these things are probably limonite concretions?
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PostPosted: Mar 23, 2020 13:27    Post subject: Re: Is this Hematite?  

If the streak is red, I‘d call them "hematite pseudomorphs after pyrite".
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PostPosted: Mar 23, 2020 14:00    Post subject: Re: Is this Hematite?  

It has a dark red streak
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