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Goethite

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Goethite

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Description
Locality: 
Haití Mine, Cabezo de San Gines, Cartagena, Murcia, Spain
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.7 × 3.9 × 1.5 cm
Weight: 
33.00gr
Description

Excellent specimen of iridescent goethite with stalactite shapes and metallic coppery, green and violet reflections.Very aesthetic.

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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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