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Tangeite

XRD confirmed
Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 5.5 × 4 cm
Description

Olivegreen globular and microcrystaline tangeite on calcite.

Very rich and attractive specimen.

First I supposed it is mottramite, but after PXRD analyse it turned out as tangeite. (PXRD Ref. # CR1071)

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tangeite

Formula: 
CaCu(VO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BH.35
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.5
Type Locality: 
Glavnaya vein, Tyuya-Muyun Cu-V-U Deposit (Radium Mine), Alai Range (Alay Range), Osh Oblast, Kyrgyzstan
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