Jamesite

Jamesite


Composition: Pb2ZnFe3+2(Fe3+,Zn)(AsO4)4(OH)8[(OH),O]2
Crystal System : Triclinic
Lustre : Sub-adamantine
Hardness : 3
Specific Gravity : 5.10
Year of Discovery: 1978
IMA Number: 1978-079
IMA Status: Approved
Discovered By: Wolfgang Bartelke (German collector)
Named for: Christopher James (Tsumeb mining engineer)
References: Keller et al. (1981a)