|Mineral class||Oxides : Goethite - lepidokrokite group|
|Habitus|| Prismatic crystals. Occurs often as tabular,
needle like, botryidal or stalactitic aggregates.|
Also as earthy, amorph or porous masses.
|Cleavage||Perfect, greasy feeling.|
|Color||Nuances from black, brown to brownish yellow.|
|Occurance||Created by oxidation of pyrite and other iron ores.|
|Notes||The main ingredience in limonite.|
|Locations|| A very common mineral in Sweden. |
| To oxides index.
|| Mineral group index.
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