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Hematite is a mineral.

Cross - you were wrong Hematite is a mineral. It may not sparkle like a diamond or sapphire, but hematite is a very important mineral because it is major source of the metal, iron. Hematite is a naturally occurring inorganic solid, with a definite chemical composition, and an ordered atomic arrangement!!!

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