Definition of goethite in English:
A dark or yellowish-brown mineral consisting of hydrated iron oxide, occurring typically as masses of fibrous crystals.
- Tiny crystals of hematite, goethite, chalcopyrite, marcasite, and dolomite are common and make excellent micromounts.
- Although each mound had substantial amounts of quartz and kaolinite, minerals that reflected differences in mound material included magnetite, gypsum, hornblende, hematite, goethite, and feldspars.
- It includes goethite on quartz, secondary quartz enclosing already crystallized goethite, and goethite and secondary quartz crystallizing together.
Definition of goethite in:
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