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Sample n° 66

Minerals found in the sample
Mineral Formula Category Subcategory Importance
HEMATITE Fe2O3 oxides and hydroxides - major
MAGNETITE Fe2+Fe3+2O4 oxides and hydroxides spinel major
GOETHITE FeO(OH) oxides and hydroxides - minor
Description: blocks of oxidized ore
Country: Congo (RDC)       Region: Bas-Congo       Locality: Tshela, Mont Sali
Donors Diederich Sampling year
Donation year 1899 Registration date
Quantity 2 Dimension code 1>2>3 3
Size 2 Quality code 1>2>3 1
Holotype no Thin section no
Paratype no Chemical analysis no
Radioactive no X-Ray spectra no