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Collection Tier:
Tier 3

Rocks and Minerals ➔ Martite

Identifier:
2019.1.2055
Description:
Martite is a variety of hematite which is pseudomorphic. This specimen was found in Twin Peaks, Utah and was collected by George L. English and Company. 

Formula: Fe2O3
Date:
1893 – 1898
Source:
Museum Collection
Maker/Donor
George L. English & Company
George L. English and Company was a mineral business founded by George L. English in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1887 with partner Edwin C. Atkinson. In 1890 his business expanded to New York City and in 1905 the entire business and stock was bought by Ward's Natural Science Establishment. 
Related Place
Twin Peaks
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