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  • Goethite, limonite and haematite are found in New South Wales, at the junction of the Hawkesbury sandstone formation and the Wianamatta shale, near Nattai, and are enhanced in their value by their proximity to coal-beds.
  • Near Lithgow extensive deposits of limonite, or clay-band ore, are interbedded with coal.
  • Gothite occurs with other iron oxides, especially limonite and hematite, and when found in sufficient quantity is mined with these as an ore of iron.
  • On weathering, magnetite commonly passes into limonite, the ferrous oxide having probably been removed by carbonated waters.
  • In nature it is frequently altered to limonite with the separation of native sulphur.

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