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Goethite

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Goethite

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Description
Locality: 
Royal Restormel Mine, Lostwithiel, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10 × 7 × 6.5 cm
Description

A lovely specimen of goethite formed as bright, reflective, spherules and mammillated developments in vugs across the matrix. An attractive specimen which displays well. From a less frequently offered Cornish locality.

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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