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Goethite with minor Quartz from Dongan Hills iron mining district, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

 
Goethite with minor Quartz from Dongan Hills iron mining district, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

Goethite with minor Quartz from Dongan Hills iron mining district, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

Goethite with minor Quartz from Dongan Hills iron mining district, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

Goethite with minor Quartz from Dongan Hills iron mining district, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

Goethite with minor Quartz from Dongan Hills iron mining district, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

Goethite with minor Quartz from Dongan Hills iron mining district, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

Goethite with minor Quartz from Dongan Hills iron mining district, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 77307
Mineral:Goethite with minor Quartz
Locality:Dongan Hills iron mining district, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York
Description:Lustrous black goethite crystals in layered hemispherical formations to 5 mm thick with areas of brown ferruginous quartz crystals to 1 mm. The goethite formed from iron liberated by the decomposition of serpentine and was mined in surficial deposits. Collected ca. 1950
Overall Size:7.5x5.5x4 cm
Crystals:micro to 5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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