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Duftite & Hemimorphite

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Duftite & Hemimorphite

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Description
Locality: 
Sierra Gorda District, Antofagasta Region, Chile
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 5.3 × 2.5 cm
Description

Very rich specimen with small green duftite crystals and white sprays of hemimorphite all over the specimen. With minor roselite.

Very good specimen from an European locality.

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

Hemimorphite

Formula: 
Zn4Si2O7(OH)2·H2O
Strunz: 
9.BD.10
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Băiţa Mining District (Baita Bihor; Rézbánya), Nucet, Bihor Co., Romania
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