Zinc Silicate Hydroxide Hydrate, Zn4Si2O7-(OH)2.H2O
- Hemimorphite is a secondary mineral which occurs in the oxidized portions of zinc deposits. It is
commonly associated with smithsonite, cerussite, anglesite, galena and sphalerite.
- Hemimorphite is rather variable in appearance. The specimen above is from the 79 Mine in Arizona where
it is associated with rosalite, chrysocolla, and cerussite and occurs as curious blue, and sometimes
white, eggshell-like balls on matrix.
Rocks from Bob's Collection
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