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Zincite

Slag Mineral - Anthropogenic

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Locality: 
Arnsberg, Sauerland, North Rhine - Westphalia, Germany
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.2 × 2 × 1.5 cm
Description

Nice piece with numerous pale yellow, prismatic crystals of zincite from the slag locality, Hüsten near Arnsberg. The red spots, cleavages on the specimen is lithargite.

Mineral Data
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Zincite

Formula: 
(Zn,Mn2+,Fe2+)O
Strunz: 
4.AB.20
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
4.0
Type Locality: 
Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
Loranth Minerals

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