This hematite is from the Graves Mountain Mine in Lincoln County, Georgia, USA. This mine was an open pit operation that was mined primarily for kyanite, It contained several other associated minerals including hematite which is an oxide that contains the elements Fe and O. This piece consists of a breccia quartz matrix that contains botryoidal stalactites and surface deposits of hematite on the display side. The hematite displays a varied and colorful patina. This piece measures3 1/2 x 2 1/16 x 1 inches or 88 x 51 x 26 mm.