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Austinite (cuprian)

#PD35899

Austinite (cuprian)

#PD35899
Availability
Sold
Size
9 x 6.5 x 6 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CaZnAsO4(OH) (RRUFF)
Locality
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Tagged
arsenate

Cabinet specimen of cuprian Austinite with a central core of Calcite. Excellent Ojuela specimen and a good display piece. I have seen a similiar specimen on display at the Seaman museum.

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
Phillips Collection
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