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DIRK WIERSMA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DIRK WIERSMA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Banded iron ore. Banded ore is a metal ore that shows fine layering (banding) that may or may not be deformed by tectonic forces exerted upon the rock. This image shows a polished section (actual size 20 x 30 cm) through such an ore containing mainly iron, occurring in the form of pyrite and haematite. This specimen is from Goslar, Harz Mountains, Germany.
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