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Samtblende

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Formula:
α-Fe3+O(OH)
A variety of Goethite

A fuzzy variety of goethite with a velvety luster created by carpets of microscopic acicular crystals forming crusts or balls. The name is derived from the German word for "velvet" and is often used for this variety in Germany and Bohemia.


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Chemical Properties of SamtblendeHide

Formula:
α-Fe3+O(OH)

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Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

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