Chemical Formula: Fe+++O(OH)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 88.85 g
 
Hydrogen 1.13 % H 10.14 % H2O 0.00 %
Oxygen 36.01 % O 0.00 % 0.00 %
Iron 62.85 % Fe 89.86 % Fe2O3 0.00 %


99.99 % 100.00 %
 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Fe3+O(OH)
Help on Environment: Environment: Common in iron ore deposits
Help on Locality: Locality: Mesabi district, Minnesota, USA.. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the German poet, J. W. Goethe (1749-1832)
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Acicular iron ore
Limonite
Needle ironstone