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Cuprian Adamite On Calcite

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Cuprian Adamite On Calcite

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Description
Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.3 × 3.6 × 3.2 cm
Description

Very rarely seen dark green cuprian adamite from Tsumeb. Even rarer: the elongated crystal shape. No significant dings.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cuprian Adamite

Variety Of: 

Adamite

Formula: 
Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BB.30
Hardness: 
3.5
Formula: 
(Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
Hardness: 
0.0

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White

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