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Prosperite

#PD53684

Prosperite

#PD53684
Availability
Available
Price
$50.00
Size
Capsule 
Formula
Ca2Zn4(AsO4)4·H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Tagged
arsenate

A tiny 0.75 or 0.5mm speck of supposed Prosperite. The green is probably Duftite, which is most of it. There is a tiny colorless micro-spec attached, barely seeably. Topaz-Mineral Exploration label. Yes, it is very rare, but I can't vouch for its identity. Tsumeb is the only locality.

Type & Only Locality

Prosperite

Formula
Ca2Zn4(AsO4)4·H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Radial, Prismatic, Wheat Sheaf 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Silky 
Color
colorless, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Hardness
4.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Don Phillips Collection
Special Info
Type & Only Locality

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