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Goethite Psm Psm Pyrite

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Goethite Psm Psm Pyrite

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Description
Locality: 
Plains of Arenalejos, Carratraca, Málaga, Andalusia, Spain
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9 × 5.3 × 3.9 cm
Description

Very sharp terminated cubes of goethite after pyrite up to 35mm. Most material show strong alteration, but not so here. All crystals are in excellent condition, tehy even show satiny luster and better quality than common material. The assemble is very aesthetic and tridimensional and looks more impressive in person. Developed as floater, no significant damages to report!

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

Pyrite

Formula: 
FeS2
Strunz: 
2.EB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
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