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Carminite with Gartrellite

#38401
SOLD
Carminite from Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia - 38401
Carminite from Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia - 38401

Carminite with Gartrellite

#38401
Availability
Sold
Size
0.5 x 0.3 x 0.2 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia
Tagged
arsenate

A small 5mm specimen of bright red Carminite and green Gartrellite.

Carminite

Formula
PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Lath, Acicular 
Cleavage
Distinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
carmine red, reddish brown 
Streak
reddish yellow 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
3.5 

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