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Warikahnite

Arsenate mineral

Warikahnite is a rare zinc of the triclinic crystal system with Hermann- Mauguin notation mine in Namibia in the second oxidation zone under hydrothermal conditions in a dolomite It is associated with adamite , stranskiite, koritnigite, claudetite, and ludlockite. The origin of discovery was in a dolosmite ore formation within an oxidized hydrothermal zone, in the E9 pillar, 31st level of the Tsumeb Mine in Namibia, Southwest Africa. It has also been found at Lavrion, Greece

Identification

Color of mineral

Yellow
Orange

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

2

Density ( specific gravity )

1.747
1.753
1.768

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous
Waxy

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Triclinic