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Tarbuttite

#55410

Tarbuttite

#55410
Availability
Sold
Size
9.5 x 4 x 4.5 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
Zn2(PO4)(OH) (RRUFF)
Locality
Kabwe mine, Broken Hill, Kabwe dist., Central Province, Zambia
Tagged
phosphate

Excellent 1-2mm colorless crystals of Tarbuttite. Great specimen. Probably the best locality in the world for this species. The piece would rank right up there.

Type Locality

Tarbuttite

Formula
Zn2(PO4)(OH) 
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Wheat Sheaf, Striated, Prismatic 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
brown, colorless, green, white, light yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Uneven 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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