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Thometzekite

Rare Mineral-Classic locality
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Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.2 × 1 × 0.7 cm
Description

Thometzekite is an extremely rare mineral from Tsumeb, its type locality, and labeled as RRR in Gebhard Tsumeb book (single occurrence with less than 10 specimens) and occurs in this specimen as two extremely small yellowish crystals and more abundant yellow massive aggregates. The specimen has been analyzed by SEM/EDX (see photo). A copy of the analysis will be sent to the buyer. Don't miss the opportunity to get such a difficult to obtain mineral.

Mineral Data
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Thometzekite

Formula: 
Pb(Cu,Zn)2(AsO4,SO4)2·2(H2O,OH)
Strunz: 
8.CG.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine (Tsumcorp Mine), Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region (Oshikoto), Namibia

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