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Arseniosiderite from
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Arseniosiderite
Formula:Ca2Fe33+(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Comments:Found on specimens from the second oxidation zone, section 49E on the 30th level, in association with carminite, beudantite, anglesite, mimetite, pharmacosiderite and beaverite
Habit:radial and granular aggregates
Colour:golden-yellow to dark brown
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Wilson, W. E. (ed.) (1977) Tsumeb! The world's greatest mineral locality, Mineralogical Record, 8(3), 130 pp [Special Issue]; Bezing, L. von., Bode, R., and Jahn, S., (2016) Namibia Minerals and Localities II. Edition Krüger-Stiftung, Bode Verlag GmbH, Salzhemmendorf, Germany, 37 pg (in English)
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Arseniosiderite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia
 
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