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Goethite from Serpentine highlands, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

 
Goethite from Serpentine highlands, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

Goethite from Serpentine highlands, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

Goethite from Serpentine highlands, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

Goethite from Serpentine highlands, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 73196
Mineral:Goethite
Locality:Serpentine highlands, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York
Description:Flat plate of dark-brown goethite with radiating fibrous structure. 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. From my personal collection; collected in 1938
Overall Size:3.5x2x1 cm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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