Goethite is an iron mineral that can be found in a range of colours including red, orange, yellow and black. It is named after Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, a well known naturalist and philosopher. It is often found as a golden inclusion in Quartz, sometimes mistaken for Cacoxenite.

Alternative Names Anyolite, Tanzanite, Thulite
Colour Yellowish Brown,Orange Yellow
Hardness 5 - 5.5
Crystal system Orthorhombic
Streak White
Lustre Silky, Metallic, Dull
Main Locations USA, France, Brazil, South Africa, Russia
Chakra Sacral, Root
Zodiac Aries
Numerology 6
Planetary Earth
Element Earth