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Duftite On Quartz Var Eisenkiesel

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Duftite On Quartz Var Eisenkiesel

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Description
Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.1 × 6.1 × 2 cm
Description

I've never before seen this combination from Tsumeb: Lustrous green duftite on dark red, prismatic quartz crystals (eisenkiesel).

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Duftite

Formula: 
PbCu(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BH.35
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region (Oshikoto), Namibia

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

Eisenkiesel

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0

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