• Goethite
  • Goethite
  • Goethite
  • Goethite
  • Goethite


$1,250.00   €1,139  £1,020.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC20362
A stockwork of thin carbonate veins, probably Calcite or Dolomite, form a honeycomb structure of individual cells, all filled with charcoal-black massive Goethite and/or sparkling reddish-brown Goethite micro-crystals surrounding void space.  The specimen, from Hollister Zug, near to Kirchen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, is relatively light weight due of its high porosity caused by the network of voids.

Ex. the Mineral Collection of Archduke Stephan Franz Viktor of Hungary (1817 to 1867), with a historic Archduke (Erzherzog) Stephan label incorporating his coat of arms.  This label measures 8.6 x 4.8 cm; it is complete (untrimmed) and is numbered 401/6.  A small label bearing this same number is glued to one side of the specimen along with a Carl Rumpff label, dated 1889 on the base.  The Archduke label is in excellent condition; it has never been folded; it is the original size and there is no foxing.  The specimen comes with one of the unique thick green card boxes which the Archduke had specifically made to house the specimens.


9.5 × 8.2 × 4.6 cm
Oxides and Hydroxides
Hollister Zug, Nr. Kirchen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Goethite, Goethite

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