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Hemimorphite with Mimetite

#40297

Hemimorphite with Mimetite

#40297
Availability
Sold
Size
5.5 x 3.5 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Zn4Si2O7(OH)2·H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
San Rafael mine, Nye Co., Nevada, United States

A real well-trimmed excellent specimen of Hemimorphite from this locality. It is just perfect with a nice large open space filled with radial sprays of Hemimorphite crystals to 3mm positioned just right near the center and top of the limonitic matrix. There are also tiny 1mm bow-tie-like sprays of yellowish Mimetite.

Hemimorphite

Formula
Zn4Si2O7(OH)2·H2
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Massive, Stalactitic, Mammillary 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
brown, colorless, greenish gray, yellow brown, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Pyramidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness

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