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Tsumcorite

Arsenate mineral

Tsumcorite is a rare hydrated lead mineral that was discovered in 1971, and reported by Geier, Kautz and Muller. It was named after the TSUMeb CORporation mine at Tsumeb , in Namibia, in recognition of the Corporation's support for mineralogical investigations of the orebody at its Mineral Research Laboratory.

Identification

Color of mineral

Yellow
Brown
Red
Orange

Density ( specific gravity )

1.87
1.89
1.92

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Monoclinic