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Goethite On Quartz

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Goethite On Quartz

Ex J & S Mommers Collection

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Description
Locality: 
Lake George, Park County, Colorado, United States of America
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.7 × 1.8 × 1.3 cm
Description

This small miniature features a beautiful, semi-lustrous dark golden-brown spherical aggregate of goethite perched atop a translucent prismatic crystal of smoky quartz. Absolutely beautiful in person, difficult to present well in photo's

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

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White
Earthstones Australia

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