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Paradamite

Rare Mineral

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Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2 × 1 × 1 cm
Description

Nice yellow crystals of this very rare mineral known from only three localities worldwide and covering almost the whole matrix. Paradamite is very rare a Tsumeb, being labeled as R (several occurrences with few specimens) in Gebhard Tsumeb book.
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Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Paradamite

Formula: 
Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BB.35
Crystal System: 
Triclinic Aggregates or rounded crystals
Hardness: 
3.5
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Mun. de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico

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