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Tarbuttite

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Description
Locality: 
Skorpion Mine, Karas Region, Namibia
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.2 × 3.5 × 2 cm
Description

Nice example of the famous find not so long ago at the Skorpion Mine. Greenish-whiteish crystallized tarbuttite with whiteish alteration at the outer crystal zones which may be apatite. Apatite pseudomorphing tarbuttite is quite common at Skorpion.

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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

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Best regards Roger

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