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Thometzekite

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Description
Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0.2 × 0.2 × 0.1 cm
Description

Small but outstanding specimen of thometzekite, 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 plenty of typical bluish green crystal aggregates. Found in the second oxidation zone, as stated in the label.

Ex G.Gebhard mineral collection with label included that will be sent to the buyer.

Don't miss the opportunity to get such a hard to get 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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