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Brown Hematite

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FeO(OH) · nH2O
A synonym of Limonite
A name applied to goethite by Jameson and Phillips.

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Jameson (1816): 253, 261 (limonite).
Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 680 (goethite), 685 (limonite).

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- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
  • Ningxia Autonomous Region
    • Zhongwei Prefecture
      • Shapotou District
[Goethite] Zhaoxia Qiu (1989): Geology and Prospecting 25(8), 39-42; Jianming Mei and Jielian Shao (1991): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 12(3), 1-6; Zhaoxia Qiu (1992): Geology and Prospecting 28(3), 26-29
  • Centre-Val de Loire
    • Indre
      • Chaillac
[Goethite] Stanislas Sizaret et al (2001) Anisotropy of Magnetic Susceptibility (AMS) and Traces Chemistry: A New Approach to Discriminate between Hydrothermal and Supergene Processes in Goethite-Rich Ore Deposits. Application to the Ba-Fe-F Deposit of Chaillac (Indre, France) in (2001) European Union of Geosciences Conference XI (OS6)
  • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • Var
      • Les Adrets
[Goethite] MAURY (S), 2016 - Les indices minéralogiques de l'Estérel, 2ème partie. Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, n°132 (2-2016), pp 5-27
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Siegerland
      • Herdorf
        • Dermbach
[Goethite] Overkott, T. & Reinhardt, M. (2007): Dufrenit vom Hollerter Zug im Siegerland. Lapis 32 (11), 42.
  • Co. Cork
    • Glandore
[Goethite] Stephen Moreton Collection
  • Co. Wicklow
    • Blessington
      • Kilbride
  • Tuscany
    • Livorno Province
      • Elba Island
        • Rio Marina
          • Rio Mine (Rio Marina Mine)
  • Oppland
    • Lunner
      • Hadeland
[Goethite] Goldschmidt, V.M. (1911): Die Kontaktmetamorphose im Kristianiagebiet . Videnskapsselskapets Skrifter. 1.Mat.-Naturv. Klasse 1911. No 1. Kristiania. 483p. (p. 281).
  • Banská Bystrica Region
    • Revúca Co.
      • Sirk
[Goethite] Grecula,P. et al., 1995: Ložiska nerastných surovín Slovenského rudohoria. Zväz.1, Bratislava, 834 s
South Africa
  • North West Province
    • Bojanala Platinum District
      • Western Bushveld Complex
        • Brits (Brits District)
[Goethite] Robert O. Meyer collection; Dr. Hans Börner collection; collected by Dr. Hans Börner; Windisch, W. R., (1999), South African Micromount Society, Locality data sheet.; Robert O. Meyer collection; Dr. Hans Börner collection; collected by Dr. Hans Börner; Robert O. Meyer collection; Dr. Hans Börner collection; collected by Dr. Hans Börner
  • Arkansas
    • Garland Co.
      • Blue Springs
[Goethite] Benjamin Shacar Collection
  • Connecticut
    • Litchfield Co.
      • Kent
[Goethite] Shepard, Charles U. (1837), A Report on the Geological Survey of Connecticut. Hamlem, New Haven.
      • Salisbury
        • Salisbury District
[Goethite] Hobbs, William Herbert. (1907), The Iron Ores of the Salisbury District of Connecticut, New York and Massachusetts. Economic Geology: 2: 153-181.; Januzzi, Ronald E. and David Seaman. (1976), Mineral Localities of Connecticut and Southeastern New York State and Pegmatite Minerals of the World. Taylor Assoc./Mineralogical Press, Danbury.
    • New Haven Co.
      • East Haven
[Goethite] Powell, Richard C. and Wolfgang Vogt. (1987), Cinque Quarry, A Suburban Site in Connecticut Makes Collecting a Cinch. Rock and Gem: (6): 36-39.
        • Foxon
[Goethite] Mike Polletta specimen;
[Goethite] Vener, Herm. (1987): Report on the Road Cut [Mclay Avenue] off Grannis St [Laurel Street] Just Past the Cinque Quarry. Triassic Valley Bulletin.
  • North Carolina
    • Davidson Co.
      • Carolina Slate Belt
        • Cid District
[Goethite] Pogue,J.E.,(1910)The Cid mining district of Davidison County,North Carolina:North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey Bulletin #22; Steve Adams
  • Pennsylvania
    • Chester Co.
      • Sadsbury Township
    • Montgomery Co.
      • Springfield Township
[Goethite] The Mineralogy of Pennsylvania - 1922 ; Samuel Gordon, Pg. 216
  • Rhode Island
    • Providence Co.
      • Cumberland
        • Diamond Hill
[Goethite] No reference listed
  • Utah
    • Millard Co.
      • Drum Mts
        • Detroit District (Drum District; Joy District)
[Limonite] U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
  • Washington
    • Skagit Co.
      • Mount Vernon
[Goethite] George E. Mustoe, Dan G. Vandenburg, and LaVaonda M. Vandenburg, "The Minerals of Walker Valley, Skagit County, Washington," Washington Geology, vol. 24, no. 1, March 1996, pp 22-29
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