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Tarnowitzite

Plumboan Aragonite
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.7 × 6 × 4.7 cm
Description

A pre 1940 classic from Tsumeb: very good specimen consisting of the typical whitish prismatic greasy to vitreous lustrous crystals of plumboan aragonite, also known as tarnowitzite. Comes from an old german collection, with hand written (but unspectacular) label.

Very showy display specimen.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Tarnowitzite

Variety Of: 

Aragonite

Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.15
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Tarnowskie Góry (Tarnowitz), Upper Silesia (Śląskie), Poland

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Best regards Roger

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