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Skorpionite (IMA 2005-10) on Tarbuttite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Luderitz District, Namibia (Type Locality for Skorpionite)

 
Skorpionite (IMA 2005-10) on Tarbuttite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Luderitz District, Namibia (Type Locality for Skorpionite)

Skorpionite (IMA 2005-10) on Tarbuttite from Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Luderitz District, Namibia (Type Locality for Skorpionite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 32932
Mineral:Skorpionite (IMA 2005-10) on Tarbuttite
Locality:Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Luderitz District, Namibia (Type Locality for Skorpionite)
Description:Pocket of translucent green tarbuttite crystals up to 3 mm with overgrowth of colorless, prismatic skorpionite crystals up to 1 mm. Skorpionite is a temporary synonym for the new mineral IMA2005-10.
Overall Size:5x4x3 cm
Crystals:.2-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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