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Dundasite & Azurite & Cerussite

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Dundasite & Azurite & Cerussite

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Description
Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 4 × 3 cm
Description

Sprays odf white dundasite needles with blue azurite and white cerussite twins

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Dundasite

Formula: 
PbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4·H2O
Strunz: 
5.DB.10
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
2.0
Type Locality: 
Adelaide Mine (Adelaide Pty Mine; Adelaide Proprietary Mine), Dundas mineral field, Zeehan District, Tasmania, Australia

Azurite

Formula: 
Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Strunz: 
5.BA.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Chessy copper mines, Chessy-les-Mines, Le Bois d'Oingt, Rhône, Rhône-Alpes, France...

Cerussite

Formula: 
PbCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.15
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Vicenza Province, Veneto, Italy
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