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Zaratite

Zaratite

Formula
Ni3(CO3)(OH)4�4(H2O) 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Mammillary, Encrustations, Massive 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Greasy 
Color
emerald green 
Streak
light green 
Class
Isometric 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
3-3.5 
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Zaratite from Wood's Chrome mine, Texas, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, United States

Zaratite
            from Wood's Chrome mine, Texas, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, United States
Special Info
Antique Specimen

A classic old eastern US locality.  On this specimen is emerald green and glassy Zaratite, an alteration of Chromite. The matrix is Chromite. Beautiful sprays of colorless Aragonite crystals to 1.5cm. Excellent, old, well-preserved specimen.

This is a very old antique specimen with two handwritten labels. Please see the prov. tab.

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