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Goethite from Emerson Hill, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

 
Goethite from Emerson Hill, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

Goethite from Emerson Hill, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

Goethite from Emerson Hill, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 70584
Mineral:Goethite
Locality:Emerson Hill, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York
Description:Flat plate of dark-brown goethite with botryoidal formations on the surfaces. Goethite formed by the decomposition of the serpentine bedrock was mined as iron ore on Staten Island beginning in earnest around 1830 and continued until the 1880s. Ex. Perham's of West Paris (Maine)
Overall Size:10.5x8.5x2 cm
Crystals:1 mm
Status: For reference only
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