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Tarnowitzite

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Tarnowitzite

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Description
Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 3.5 × 3 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.40cm
Description

Lustrous white well-formed crystals up to 1.4 cm of tarnowitzite on matrix associated with some minor malachite.
A very nice and aesthetic sample of the lead-rich variety of aragonite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tarnowitzite

Variety Of: 

Aragonite

Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.15
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Tarnowskie Góry (Tarnowitz), Upper Silesia (Śląskie), Poland
Cartils Minerals

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