Ojuelaite

Ojuelaite


Composition: ZnFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2.4H2O
Crystal System : Monoclinic
Colours: Green, olive, beige
Hardness (H) : 3
Specific Gravity (S.G) : 3.39
References: Keller (1984)

Distribution

Extremely rare. Second oxidation zone.

Occurrence

  • Supergene
  • 2nd Oxidation Zone

Paragenetic and General Notes

As bundles (to 2 mm) of fibrous, yellow to olive-green crystals in small cavities associated with goethite and smithsonite, or with hematite, scorodite, and schneiderhöhnite.