Iridescent Turgite from Graves Mountain, Georgia; Mineral Specimen


This colorful natural specimen of iridescent Turgite (a variety of Hematite) from Graves Mountain, Georgia shows great color and has fantastic rainbows on it. The surface of this specimen is covered in iridescent color. This is definitely an attention grabber and Turgite is certainly a must have mineral for any mineral collection.

Turgite is a mixture of Hematite and Goethite (more specifically, Hematite over Goethite), and is also referred to as Iridescent Hematite or Rainbow Hematite. Graves Mountain, in Georgia, is renowned for its occurrence of Turgite.

Size: 3.3 x 2 x 0.5 inches

Weight: 70.8 grams

The piece shown in the photos is the Exact item you'll receive.

Note that all my photos were taken using full spectrum lighting, which does fairly well in replicating natural sunlight, without any filter and the photos are unaltered, other than sizing them for Etsy.


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