Hematite on stamps from French Southern and Antarctic Lands

The mineral featured on these stamps is hematite. Hematite is a mineral species composed of ferric oxide with traces of titanium, aluminum, manganese and water. This is a very common mineral, colored black to silver-gray, brown to red, or red, with many crystalline forms. Crystals can reach 13 cm.

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