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Zinclipscombite

Phosphate mineral

Zinclipscombite is a dark-green to brown zinc phosphate mineral It occurs as fibrous spheres and exhibits tetragonal crystal structure.

In the classification of non-silicate minerals zinclipscombite is in the lipscombite group, which also includes lipscombite.

Identification

Color of mineral

Brown
Green

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

5

The streak

Green

Density ( specific gravity )

1.755
1.795

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Tetragonal