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Goethite

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Locality: 
Gloria Mine, Kalahari, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 5.3 × 1.8 cm
Description

A fine specimen of Botryoidal goethit that came out from Gloria Mine. This Mine is very near N'Chwaning Mine, about 12 km south...

Weight: 62 gr.

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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
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