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Hopeite and Parahopeite from Broken Hill Mine, No. 2 Kopje open Cut, Kabwe, 140 km north of Lusaka, Zambia (Type Locality for Parahopeite)

 
Hopeite and Parahopeite from Broken Hill Mine, No. 2 Kopje open Cut, Kabwe, 140 km north of Lusaka, Zambia (Type Locality for Parahopeite)

Hopeite and Parahopeite from Broken Hill Mine, No. 2 Kopje open Cut, Kabwe, 140 km north of Lusaka, Zambia (Type Locality for Parahopeite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 63484
Mineral:Hopeite and Parahopeite
Locality:Broken Hill Mine, No. 2 Kopje open Cut, Kabwe, 140 km north of Lusaka, Zambia (Type Locality for Parahopeite)
Description:Lustrous translucent brown prismatic hopeite crystals to 2 mm with pyramidal terminations. Microscopic colorless parahopeite crystals to 0.05 mm are visible scattered over the surfaces of the hopeite crystals when viewed under magnification. Ex. Mort Metersky collection
Overall Size:16x15x12 mm
Crystals:micro to 2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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