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Powellite with Tetrahedrite

#PD43693

Powellite with Tetrahedrite

#PD43693
Availability
Sold
Size
4.5 x 3.5 x 3 cm - Miniature 
Formula
CaMoO4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia

Orange, thin tabular crystals to about 1mm. The edges are tapering from a thicker center. The crystals have a circular outline which fits the crystal habit Powellite well. It was positively identified with Raman and matched very well. The Tetrahedrite crystals are fine and reach 7mm. This is a very good specimen with a lot of Powellite.

Raman

Powellite

Formula
CaMoO4 
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Crystal Habit
Crystalline - Coarse, Granular 
Cleavage
Distinct, None, None 
Luster
Adamantine - Resinous 
Color
blue, brown, green yellow, greenish blue, gray 
Streak
light yellow 
Class
Tetragonal - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
Special Info
Raman
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