Zharchikhite


Composition: Al(F,OH)3
Crystal System : Monoclinic
Colours: Colourless
Lustre : Vitreous
Hardness (H) : 4.5
Specific Gravity (S.G) : 2.81

Distribution

Extremely rare (?) Second oxidation zone (?)

Occurrence

  • Supergene
  • 2nd Oxidation Zone

Paragenetic and General Notes

Colourless prismatic crystals, to 3 mm, resembling gypsum, were identified as zharchikhite on a single specimen.