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Köttigite with Gypsum

$500.00   €417  £360.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC21204
Köttigite is a rare, hydrated zinc arsenate and occurs on this fine miniature as long tabular prismatic crystals of acicular habit with a mottled patchy mix of cream and bluish-grey-green.  Rich rosettes of Köttigite crystals to about 1 cm in diameter coat a sandy coloured micro-porous matrix mixed with encapsulated Köttigite sprays.  A 2.2 x 1.2 cm colourless translucent blade of Gypsum lies flat across the specimen with a lustre of brushed silk.  An excellent example of this zinc rare arsenate from Mapimí in Mun. de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico.

Details

Dimensions
2.2 × 5.2 × 2.9 cm
Categories
Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates, Rare Minerals, Sulphates, Nitrates and Borates
Locality
Mapimí, Mun. de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Gypsum, Köttigite

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