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Hemimorphite

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Hemimorphite

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Description
Locality: 
Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.1 × 4.5 × 4.2 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.20cm
Description

Transparent gemmy crystals of hemimorphite with very good vitreous lustre on matrix. Good representative specimen from Mapimi. It is quite clean cause it has been preserved in a plastic box.

Acquired in Mexico in 1984 by Dr Gerard Vogel.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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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