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Virginia Chert Pendant wrapped in SS wire - 00629
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Rockbridgeite & Goethite Mineral Specimen from Virginia MV007~.
[MV007]
$15.00

collected from the Dixie Iron Mine in Rockbridge County, Virginia
Approximate size - 3 3/4" x 3" x 2 1/2"
Rockbridgeite as massive fine-grained dark green and fibrous bands next to reddish brown goethite bands. Has some interesting crystallization and breccia ted areas.


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For custom cutting, wire wrapping, silversmithing send from the Contact Us page. - Thanks, David


Added to our rock_shop on Friday 30 January, 2009.
Rockbridgeite - (Iron Manganese Phosphate Hydroxide) - Color is brown, dark green, yellow-brown or black.
Goethite - (Hydrated Iron Oxide) - Color is yellow, brown, brownish red to black. Sometimes tarnished with irridescent colors.
Strengite - (Hydrated Iron Phosphate) - Color is colorless or white, but more commonly pink to violet red.

"Rockbridgeite is named after the type locality at the Midvale Mine, South Mountain, Midvale, Rockbridge Co., Virginia."
 ROCKS AND MINERALS - January/February 1989 Vol.64
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