Limonite Photos       

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Roger Weller, geology instructor               

limonite yellow-brown streak


last edited:  2/28/18  number of photos: 14
Limonite is 2Fe2O3.3H20  (approximately)

Limonite is largely composed of the mineral goethite.
When hematite is weathered, it will often become limonite, a yellow-brown ,
   hydrous iron-oxide.

limonite-brownish yellow streak:  1
limonite pseudomorph after pyrite:  1  2  3  4  5
    6  7  8  9
limonite pseudomorphs-Huachuca Mountains:  1  2  3
limonite, massive:  1

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