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Mottramite on cobaltoan Dolomite

#RW50866

Mottramite on cobaltoan Dolomite

#RW50866
Availability
Sold
Size
9 x 7 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
PbCuVO4(OH) (RRUFF)
Locality
Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Tagged
copper , vanadium

An interesting concave specimen of velvety-looking green Mottramite with the backside of pink Dolomite.

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.

Collection
Robert J. Waidler Collection

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