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Thometzekite & Scorodite

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Thometzekite & Scorodite

Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Gold Hill Mine, Gold Hill, Tooele County, Utah, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2 × 1.6 × 1.2 cm
Description

Yellow-green crystals of the rare mineral thometzekite associated to greenish scorodite crystals from the famous Goold Hill mine, Utah.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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

Scorodite

Formula: 
Fe3+AsO4·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CD.10
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Stamm Asser Mine, Graul, Langenberg, Schwarzenberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

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