2.7" Lustrous, Botryoidal Goethite Formation - Congo

This beautiful and lustrous, botryoidal goethite formation that was collected from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Known since ancient times, Goethite is a beautiful dark gray to black iron-based mineral that can take many forms. It was used in antiquity as a pigment for painting and has even been found in the famous caves at Lascaux, France.
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DETAILS
SPECIES
Goethite
LOCATION
Democratic Republic of the Congo
SIZE
2.7 x 1.5"
CATEGORY
ITEM
#157287