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Goethite

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Goethite

George Elling collection
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Locality: 
Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sussex County, New Jersey, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.3 × 3.4 × 2.3 cm
Description

You are bidding on a small miniature sample covered with radial clusters of goethite from Sterling Hill. Very rare and unusual find! George Elling collection. 

Mineral Data
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Goethite

Formula: 
α-Fe3+O(OH)
Strunz: 
4.00.
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Type Locality: 
Hollertszug Mine (Hollerter Zug Mine), Dermbach, Herdorf, Siegerland, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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