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Otavite on Cerussite

#PD40703

Otavite on Cerussite

#PD40703
Availability
Sold
Size
4 x 3.5 x 1 cm - Miniature 
Formula
CdCO3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Tagged
carbonate

Analyzed specimen by EDS - all the pearly white little micro crystals on the Cerussite is Otavite. Excellent very rich specimen. Verified Otavite is very hard to obtain. Comes with an old Ward's and Lidstrom's label - see prov. tab.

Type Locality, EDS Confirmed

Otavite

Formula
CdCO3 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Encrustations, Euhedral Crystals 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, Perfect 
Luster
Adamantine - Pearly 
Color
yellow brown, white, reddish, reddish white 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
3.5-4 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
Special Info
Type Locality
Special Info
EDS Confirmed
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