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Sussexite with Zincite


Sussexite is a manganese borate (Dunn, 1995) and zincite (Dunn, 1995) is a simple oxide of zinc. Together these minerals form these integrated masses locally known as calcozincite. The material is coarse fibrous but solid and compact, and has a striking orange color. The source of color for zincite seems to be a minor manganese content. This specimen comes with a yellowed paper label with no designation.

Price: $100

Item code: MS0929

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