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Mottramite on Dolomite

#48349

Mottramite on Dolomite

#48349
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
PbCuVO4(OH) (RRUFF)
Locality
Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Tagged
copper , vanadium

Large milky white Calcite rhombs with preferential coatings of sparkly green tiny Mottramite crystals. Very attractive specimen. Mottramite was he first vanadate recognized at Tsumeb by Maucher in 1908.

Mottramite

Formula
PbCuVO4(OH) 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Plumose, Radial, Encrustations 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Greasy (Oily) 
Color
brown, brown red, brownish black, green, dark green 
Streak
light brownish green 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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