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Goethite & Baryte

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Goethite & Baryte

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Description
Locality: 
Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Baia Mare, Maramureș County, Romania
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.4 × 5.6 × 3.4 cm
Weight: 
148.00gr
Description

A rare large goethite specimen from the famous herja mine in romania. The baryte grown up in thin prismatic crystals. The baryte is paragenetic younger like the goethite!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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

Baryte

Formula: 
BaSO4
Strunz: 
7.AD.35
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Streak: 
White
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