Nadorite


Composition: PbSb3+O2Cl
Crystal System : Orthorhombic
Colours: Brown, yellow, beige
Lustre : Adamantine, resinous
Hardness (H) : 4
Specific Gravity (S.G) : 7.02
References: Gebhard (1999)

  

Distribution

Extremely rare. Second oxidation zone, on 32 Level.

Occurrence

  • Supergene
  • 2nd Oxidation Zone

Notable Finds

Discovered at Tsumeb in 1986, on 32 Level, in the second oxidation zone (Gebhard, 1999; Von Bezing, 2007).

Paragenetic and General Notes

Nadorite occurs as rosettiform aggregates of eight-sided tabular crystals (Gebhard, 1999; Von Bezing, 2007).