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Thometzekite & Austinite

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Description
Locality: 
Gold Hill Mine, Gold Hill, Tooele County, Utah, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 3 × 3 cm
Description

Yellow-green crystal aggregates of the rare mineral thometzekite associated to austinite from the famous Gold 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

Austinite

Formula: 
CaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BH.35
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Gold Hill Mine (Western Utah Mine), Gold Hill, Gold Hill District (Clifton District), Deep Creek Mts, Tooele Co., Utah, USA

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