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Zaratite

#38530

Zaratite

#38530
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 2 x 1.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Ni3(CO3)(OH)4 4H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Lord Brassey mine, Heazlewood dist., Tasmania, Australia
Tagged
carbonate , nickel

Zaratite is actually a questionable species and might be a mixture with Helleryite. There are unidentified light green platy crystals on this specimen.

Zaratite

Formula
Ni3(CO3)(OH)4�4(H2O) 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Mammillary, Encrustations, Massive 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Greasy 
Color
emerald green 
Streak
light green 
Class
Isometric 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
3-3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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