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Austinite (cuprian) with Calcite

#AH54183

Austinite (cuprian) with Calcite

#AH54183
Availability
Sold
Size
7 x 4 x 3.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CaZnAsO4(OH) (RRUFF)
Locality
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Tagged
arsenate

Calcite with included Austinite (I think). I have not seen this combination and cannot testify to the identity. Clearly the rhombic crystals are Calcite. But the green is up to speculation as this could also be Conichalcite.

Austinite

Formula
CaZnAsO4(OH) 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Cleavage
Good, None, None 
Luster
Subadamantine 
Color
brown, colorless, green, yellowish white, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Disphenoidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Uneven 
Hardness
4-4.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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