8.6" Botryoidal Goethite Formation - Congo

This beautiful botryoidal specimen of goethite is from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This specimen stands up nicely on one edge without the need for a display stand.

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.
FOR SALE
$115
DETAILS
SPECIES
Goethite
LOCATION
Democratic Republic of the Congo
SIZE
8.6 x 6.7"
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#157292