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Native Gold On Goethite

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Native Gold On Goethite

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Description
Locality: 
Brunckow Mine, Tombstone District, Cochise County, Arizona, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.4 × 3.2 × 3.2 cm
Description

A lot of little gold grains on massive chocolate-brown goethite. Nice contrast.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Gold

Formula: 
Au
Strunz: 
1.AA.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0

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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