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Plimerite

#62218

Plimerite

#62218
Availability
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Size
2.3 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
ZnFe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5 (RRUFF)
Locality
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Tagged
phosphate

Both the dark green to grass green globular crystals as well as the yellow fibrous and acicular crystals on this specimen is Plimerite. Plimerite occurs in four worldwide localities as reported thus far. This is a rich specimen. 

Named after Ian Pilmer, an Australian Professor of Mineralogy at the University of Adelaide and an Emeritus Professor of Earth Sciences as the University of Melbourne who made large contributions to ore deposit geology, particularly the geology of the Broken Hill deposit in New South Wales, Australia.

Type Locality

Plimerite

Formula
ZnFe3+4(PO4)3(OH)5 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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