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Smithsonite Hemimorphite & Rosasite

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Smithsonite Hemimorphite & Rosasite

Ex R Coulsell Collection #3742

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Description
Locality: 
Touissit, Jerada Province, Oriental Region, Morocco
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
2.3 × 2.8 × 3.5 cm
Description

Greenish yellow teardrops of smithsonite provide a base for fans of pinkish hemimorphite and hemispheres of deep blue green rosasite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Smithsonite

Formula: 
ZnCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5
Streak: 
White

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

Rosasite

Formula: 
(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Strunz: 
5.BA.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Rosas Mine, Narcao, Carbonia-Iglesias Province, Sardinia, Italy
Earthstones Australia

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