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Powellite

#PD43794

Powellite

#PD43794
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CaMoO4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia

Tannish to orange bladed Powellite crystals with hemispherical outlines. The arrows point to light pink Quartz, which was originally thought to be chudobaite. Not so - this is confirmed with 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
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