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Goethite Var Wood Iron

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Goethite Var Wood Iron

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Description
Locality: 
Royal Restormel Mine, Lostwithiel, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 3.5 × 2.5 cm
Description

Reniform mass of goethite from arguably the most famous of the Cornish iron mines.

Shows both radial and botryoidal formations.

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

Wood Iron

Variety Of: 

Goethite

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