Mineral Specimen #5301 Crocoite on Goethite
Red Lead Mine, Dundas, Tasmania, Australia
11 x 7.4 x 6.2 cm
Elongated, thin, bright red/orange colored Crocoite crystals cover the top of this specimen. The crystals have a high luster and the larger ones are striated the length of the crystal. The crystals range in length from less than a mm to 7 mm. The underlying matrix is dark brown colored Goethite.
Flaws: Only a small percentage of the crystals are terminated.
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Asia | Sulfates | Oxides and Hydroxides | Minerals Priced Between 100 and 199 Dollars