Hemimorphite Crystals from Kimbedi in the Pool Department


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This hemimorphite is from Kimbedi, Mindouli District, Pool Department, D.R. Congo. This iarea contains several mines that contain 9 known minerals including hemimorphite. It is silicate that contains the elements Zn, Si, O and H. This Specimen consists of a crystalline hemimorphite and minor limonite matrix. The hemimorphite crystals cover both sides of the matrix. The crystals on the display side have rhombic shapes and are translucent when back lighted. This piece measures 2 x 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 inches or 50 x 45 x 32 mm.

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Weight10 oz