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Goethite

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Description
Locality: 
Gloria Mine, Kalahari, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 5.5 × 1.8 cm
Description

Goethite from the Gloria mine, south of N'Chwaning Mine. Northern Cape. This is
another manganese mine but it has very few crystals.

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
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