Hematite (Needle Ore), Ironwood, Gogebic County, MI, ex. Cranbrook Institute of Science #232-227, ex. Louis Lafayette Collection, Small Cabinet, 3.0 x 3.5 x 17.5 cm, $125. Online 9/3
Fine, elongated spear point "needle ore" hematite from the great iron district of northern Michigan. Specimen shows all the features desirable of this habit. Note: Painted number - based on Dana system - indicates specimen likely deaccessioned from Cranbrook Institute of Science. Fine display specimen.