• Warikahnite
  • Warikahnite
  • Warikahnite
  • Warikahnite
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Warikahnite

ID: CC5036

A very rare specimen of Warikahnite a Hydrated Zinc Arsenate, from the Plaka Mine No80, Lavrion, Greece. Micro-crystals of white Warikahnite are clustered in lots of areas on the top surface of the specimen, with lead-grey metallic Galena and colourless to pinkish crystallised Dolomite,  The matrix is an alternating banded Galena and Dolomite, other associated species are Gypsum, Siderite, Sphalerite and Fe-oxides. A label with the specimen notes that it was the original specimen used in probe work to confirm the Warikahnite from the mine. An important historical specimen.

Details

Dimensions
9.0 × 6.5 × 3.9 cm
Categories
Rare Minerals
Locality
Plaka Mine No 80, Plaka, Lavrion District Mines, Attiki Prefecture, Greece, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Warikahnite

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