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RM1490   Hematite

Piquín farmhouse, Córdoba, Andalucía, Spain

These hematite specimens belong from ancient finds (ca 1980s) in a mine located on the property of the Piquín farmhouse. In this huge size sample we can see an aesthetic botryoidal aggregates, with an exceptional luster. Even botryoidal "negative" cavities are observed, inward. In the fracture zones of the specimen, radial fibrous aggregates forming botrioids are revealed. A piece of quality without equal and very difficult to find nowadays.

Size: 9.8 x 7.5 x 6.0 cm.
Found in 1980s.