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Goethite

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Description
Locality: 
Royal Restormel Mine, Lostwithiel, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9 × 5.5 × 6 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.00cm
Weight: 
375.00gr
Description

A large, rich and heavy specimen of massive banded goethite which displays on two faces.  The goethite has formed as bands of deep tan and brown rosettes enclosing areas of white quartz. A clean attractive specimen which displays well.

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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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