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Goethite-Hematite from Dongan Hills iron mining district, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

 
Goethite-Hematite from Dongan Hills iron mining district, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

Goethite-Hematite from Dongan Hills iron mining district, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

Goethite-Hematite from Dongan Hills iron mining district, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

Goethite-Hematite from Dongan Hills iron mining district, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

Goethite-Hematite from Dongan Hills iron mining district, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

Goethite-Hematite from Dongan Hills iron mining district, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 325
Mineral:Goethite-Hematite
Locality:Dongan Hills iron mining district, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York
Description:Large specimen of goethite-hematite iron ore with an internal cavity lined with lustrous black botryoidal goethite. The goethite-hematite formed from iron liberated by the decomposition of serpentine and was mined in surficial deposits in the area. Ex Joe Cilen (1916-1997) #1181
Overall Size:17x10x9 cm
Crystals:5-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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