Limonite, Henderson County, Texas
Limonite is an iron ore consisting of a mixture of hydrated iron (III) oxide-hydroxides in varying composition
Location: specific unknown,
County: Henderson County, Texas
Chemical Formula: generic formula -generally listed as FeO(OH) x nH2O
Specimen size: 4.5 x 4 x 4.5 inches
Specimen weight: 1.26 kilograms
Collection Reference: TMM2092
Limonite specimens from the following locations were noted in Henderson County -
Two miles west of Fincastle.
Samples from the first 3 locations were identified as in the University of Texas collection - in 1902).
(reference: "The Minerals and Mineral Localities of Texas, by Frederic W. Simonds, PhD, Univ. of Texas Bulletin No. 5, December 1902).