Rock 366 : Day 359 : Goethite

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Day 359 : Geothite from Restormel Royal Iron Mine, Lostwithiel, St Austell District, Cornwall, England. The mine was renamed after a visit by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert in 1846, with Albert reputedly hewing a piece of ore (not this one) with a pick. Cotton collection, Keele.   

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~ by hypocentre on December 24, 2012.

 
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