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Smithsonite & Hydrozincite

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Smithsonite & Hydrozincite

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Description
Locality: 
Skorpion Mine, Karas Region, Namibia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9 × 4.5 × 3 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.00cm
Weight: 
152.00gr
Description

Light blue botryoidal crystals boasting a good luster, with no damage and clear hydrozincite crystals scattered on the matrix from Skorpion mine.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Smithsonite

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

Hydrozincite

Formula: 
Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Strunz: 
5.BA.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Bad Bleiberg, Bleiberg District, Gailtaler Alpen & Karnische Alpen, Carinthia, Austria
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