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 Nova Scotia Minerals: Goethitespacer

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GOETHITE

FeO(OH)
Hydrated Iron Oxide


Location
UTM (NAD27)
Zone 20
 Northing 0000000
 Easting 000000
Details:
 Description
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 Cleavage: perfect in one direction

 Colour: yellow, brown, brownish red to black, can tarnish to irridescent colors

 Fracture: uneven to splintery

 Hardness: 5-5.5

 Luster: earthy to dull for massive forms and metallic for crystals

 Streak: brown, brownish yellow to orange yellow

 Possible Useage: iron ore, pigment

 More Info: Mineral Gallery, Mineralogy Database

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