hematoid


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hematoid

 [he´mah-toid]
like blood.

hematoid

[hem′ətoid]
bloodlike or resembling blood.

he·ma·toid

(hē'mă-toyd)
Resembling blood.
Synonym(s): haematoid.
[hemato- + G. eidos, resemblance]

hematoid

like blood.
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There is a new, quite beautiful hematoid quartz now being collected on both the Namibian and South African sides of an arid borderland region called the Goodhouse Area (in Namibia) and Warm Baths (in South Africa); I learned about it, in the always-interesting International Dealers enclave of the Main Show, from geologist Colin Coiner (Fourways, Johannesburg 2055, Republic of South Africa).
5 cm, standing up in spikes from red hematite matrix, some of the crystals sprinkled with tiny adamites or with red hematoid calcite microcrystals.
But who can help being wowed by the sometimes unbelievably beautiful hematoid calcite twins from (according to most labels) the Shan Hua Pu mine, Hunan Province - even though these have been seen in quantity at two or three shows now?
For one, about 30 cabinet specimens of hematoid amethyst from the Diamond Willow mine, Thunder Bay, Ontario, represented the pick of the lot from collecting last summer, and they are the best of these darkly beautiful, utterly distinctive quartz specimens I have seen in some time.