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Smithsonite & Hydrozincite

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Smithsonite & Hydrozincite

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Description
Locality: 
Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Oranjemund, Karas Region, Namibia
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.5 × 4.7 × 3.6 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.20cm
Weight: 
240.00gr
Description

An aesthetic specimen of Smithsonite covered with Hydrozincite from the Skorpion Mine. This is a really beautiful piece.

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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