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Leiteite

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Description
Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.6 × 0.3 × 0.1 cm
Description

Elongated subparallel cleaved crystals of leiteite that reach 26 mm in length, from the type locality.

Acquired in 1988. Ex Gerard Vogel specimen.

Ex Iván Blanco collection.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Leiteite

Formula: 
Zn(As2O4)
Strunz: 
4.JA.05
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0
Type Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region (Oshikoto), Namibia

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