Zincroselite

Zincroselite


Composition: Ca2Zn(AsO4)2.2H2O
Crystal System : Monoclinic
Lustre : Vitreous
Hardness : 3
Specific Gravity : 3.75
IMA Number: 1985-055
IMA Status: Approved
Discovered By: John Innes (Tsumeb mineralogist)
Named for: Composition/relationship (to roselite)
References: Keller et al. (1986)

Occurrence

  • Supergene
  • 2nd Oxidation Zone

Notable Finds

The type specimen is from the West 40 Stope, on 32 Level, in the second oxidation zone.