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Otavite

#35152

Otavite

#35152
Availability
Sold
Size
1.5 x 1 x 1 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
CdCO3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia

Superb specimen richly covered in tiny clear rhombs of Otavite. From Georg Gebhard's collection. A specimen from 1908. Confirmed Otavites are extremely rare, this one is NOT confirmed however.

Type Locality

Otavite

Formula
CdCO3 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Encrustations, Euhedral Crystals 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, Perfect 
Luster
Adamantine - Pearly 
Color
yellow brown, white, reddish, reddish white 
Streak
white 
Class
Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
3.5-4 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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