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Carminite

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Description
Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0.7 × 0.6 × 0.5 cm
Description

Orange red carminite from the famous Tsumeb mine, Namibia. 

Rare mineral. 

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Carminite

Formula: 
PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Strunz: 
8.BH.30
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.5
Type Locality: 
Louise Mine, Bürdenbach, Altenkirchen, Wied Iron Spar District, Westerwald, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany