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Tarbuttite Apatite & Hemimorphite

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Tarbuttite Apatite & Hemimorphite

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Description
Locality: 
Skorpion Mine, Karas Region, Namibia
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
3.51 × 4.73 × 4.65 cm
Weight: 
121.00gr
Description

apatite pseudomorphed after tarbuttite with Hemimorphite.Green Tarbittite glows orange in UV . Blue in Hemimorphite and green Apatite.  Photos in UV SW , LW and natural light

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tarbuttite

Formula: 
Zn2(PO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BB.35
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
3.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Kabwe Mine (Broken Hill Mine), Kabwe (Broken Hill), Kabwe District, Central Province, Zambia

Apatite

Synonym Of: 

Chlorapatite

Formula: 
Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Hardness: 
5.0

Fluorapatite

Formula: 
Ca2Ca3(PO4)3F
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Hardness: 
5.0

Hydroxylapatite

Formula: 
Ca5(PO4)3(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Hardness: 
5.0
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
5

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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