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BRO48491

Hematite & Goethite

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Locality: 
Dona Ana County, New Mexico, United States of America
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4 × 6 × 2 cm
Description

Interesting specimen of goethite on botryoidal hematite. This item was associated with manganese oxides and has small bits of pyrolusite in the matrix. A fuzzy black coating on portions of the specimen is probably also a manganese mineral such as psilomelane.

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Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Hematite

Formula: 
Fe2O3
Strunz: 
4.CB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0

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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