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Specular hematite fragments

OUMNH-Hist.Rocks 4186

Holding institution:

Donor:

H.N. Moseley

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

27 March 1876 - 3 April 1876

Form:

Dry

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

27 March 1876 - 3 April 1876

Area:

Ascension Island, British Overseas Territory

Water body:

Eastern Central Atlantic Ocean

Notes:

Handwritten label accompanying specimen reads "Specular iron. Ascension". Another handwritten label reads "Specular iron Silver ore run Ascension". To see Oxford University Museum of Natural History's database go to http://www.oum.ox.ac.uk/collect/lifecoll2.htm
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