Mineralpedia Details for Molybdofornacite
Named after the molybednite in the composition and the relationship of the mineral to fornacite. A rare mineral, Molydofornacite occurs in oxidized, dolostone-hosted, polymetallic hydrothermal ore deposits at its type locality at the Tsumeb mine in Tsumeb, Namibia. Other localities for Molybdofornacite include in the United States, and Mexico as well as newer localities in Chile, France, and Germany.
Ref. Handbook of Mineralogy, Anthony et al (1995) and MSA at http://www.handbookofmineralogy.org/pdfs/molybdofornacite.pdf
Molybdofornacite from San Pablo mine, Inca de Oro, Chile
Bright apple green platy micro crystals in little rosettes to about 0.75mm.
Molybdofornacite from Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Bright translucent green prismatic micro crystal to about 0.5mm or more.