Hematite Pseudomorph Ps. Siderite Goethite Needle Iron Ore Radiating Miniature Crystal Cluster Rocks and Minerals Mineral Specimen CO

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Own a striking piece of Colorado mineralogy: unique from any angle, this miniature mineral specimen is a pseudomorph (mineral replacement) of weathered hematite, replacing a rhombohedral crystal that was likely siderite! The crystal is flanked by graphic radiating crystals of weathered golden goethite. This small specimen is perfect for anyone from novice to serious mineral specimen collector--it would also be excellent for use during meditation or crystal gridding.

This specimen comes from the Toad Hole pocket, on the Eagle Ridge Claim in Park County, CO. This well-known area is known for its amazonite, hematite, pseudomorphs after siderite, fluorite, goethite, and quartz!

Locality: Toad Hole, Eagle Ridge Claim, Park County, Colorado
Dimensions: 1.00" x 0.88" x 0.50" (26mm x 23mm x 13mm)
Weight: 12.5 g (0.44 oz)

Hematite is an iron oxide mineral. Related Goethite is a secondary iron mineral that forms as a result of the weathering of primary iron minerals. Though often massive, goethite also forms amazing radiating acicular crystals (known as needle iron ore). Hematite is known for its botryoidal habits, which can be shared by Goethite as well.

Goethite is believed to support creativity, emotional balance, and exploration of the "journey of life". Iron minerals are protective and grounding. Hematite is believed to support manifestation and divine feminine.

*Though many gems and minerals have historical and cultural associations with healing properties, these items are sold for display, study, and collector interest only.

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