Minrecordite


Composition: CaZn(CO3)2
Crystal System : Trigonal
Lustre : Pearly
Hardness : 3.5
Specific Gravity : 3.45
IMA Number: 1980-096
IMA Status: Approved
Discovered By: Gian Carlo Fioravanti (Italian mineralogist)
Named for: The Mineralogical Record magazine.

Occurrence

  • Supergene
  • 1st Oxidation Zone

Notable Finds

The type specimen is believed to originate from the middle of the second oxidation zone (29 through 32 levels).