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Descloizite

#50781

Descloizite

#50781
Availability
Sold
Size
7.5 x 6 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
PbZnVO4(OH) (RRUFF)
Locality
Berg Aukus, Grootfontein dist., Namibia
Tagged
vanadium

Dark brownish red crystals to 1cm. Note how the crystals are perfectly stacked consecutive triangles one upon the other. A beautiful specimen.

Descloizite

Formula
PbZnVO4(OH) 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Plumose, Tabular, Encrustations 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Greasy (Oily) 
Color
dark brownish black, dark reddish brown, orange red, reddish brown, black 
Streak
light brownish green 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Robert J. Waidler Collection

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