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Therehis is a relatively common Iron ore mineral found in most of the mines comprising the Kalahari Manganese Fields. The Hematite is most often found lining cavity walls, as a massive formation.

The most spectacular Hematite crystal specimens have been found at the Wessels Mine. These crystals have a shiny silver lustrous surface, and many of them are "floater" specimens. Other crystal specimens have been found at the Black Rock, N'Chwaning I and N'Chwaning II Mines.

The Hematite froms either as tabular crystals, which have a mirror-like surface, or an etched appearance, or as euhedral crystals.

Associated minerals are Poldervaartite, which is a rather rare mineral, Hausmanite, Andradite Garnet, Calcite and Barite.

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Hemetite Catalogue
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Code: khe01
Price: R150
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Code: khe02
Price: R120
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Code: khe03
Price: R150
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Code: khe04
Price: R80
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Code: khe05
Price: R75
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