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Descloizite

#AH56463

Descloizite

#AH56463
Availability
Available
Price
$95.00
Size
7 x 6 x 7.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
PbZnVO4(OH) (RRUFF)
Locality
Berg Aukus, Grootfontein dist., Namibia
Tagged
vanadium

It is hard to see in the photos, but this specimen is hollow through the center. It is much like a crown full of black, very lustrous, 1-3mm Descloizite crystals. 

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
Arnold G Hampson Collection

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