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Goethite & Hematite Var Turgite

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Goethite & Hematite Var Turgite

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Description
Locality: 
Goldfield, Esmeralda County, Nevada, United States of America
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.2 × 6.1 × 3.5 cm
Description

Nice turgite, a mixture of goethite and hematite, on matr

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

Hematite

Formula: 
Fe2O3
Strunz: 
4.CB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0

Turgite

Mixture Of: 

Goethite

Formula: 
α-Fe3+O(OH)
Strunz: 
4.00.
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5

Hematite

Formula: 
Fe2O3
Strunz: 
4.CB.05
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
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