A report on Arsendescloizite

Arsendescloizite (green) with mimetite (yellow), from Durango, Mexico

Lead-zinc mineral, approved by the IMA in 1982.

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Arsendescloizite (green) with mimetite (yellow), from Durango, Mexico

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Descloizite specimen from Berg Aukas (Berg Aukus), Namibia, 9.5 x 8.9 x 4.9 cm

Descloizite

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Rare mineral species consisting of basic lead and zinc vanadate, 2(OH)VO4, crystallizing in the orthorhombic crystal system and isomorphous with olivenite.

Rare mineral species consisting of basic lead and zinc vanadate, 2(OH)VO4, crystallizing in the orthorhombic crystal system and isomorphous with olivenite.

Descloizite specimen from Berg Aukas (Berg Aukus), Namibia, 9.5 x 8.9 x 4.9 cm
Superb spear-point bladed crystals of Descloizite, Berg Aukas, Namibia. Size 3.6 x 3.1 x .9 cm.

There is also an arsenate analogue called arsendescloizite.

Arsenate mineral

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Arsenate minerals usually refer to the naturally occurring orthoarsenates, possessing the (AsO4)3− anion group and, more rarely, other arsenates with anions like AsO3(OH)2− (also written HAsO42−) (example: pharmacolite Ca(AsO3OH).2H2O) or (very rarely) [AsO2(OH)2]− (example: andyrobertsite).

Arsenate minerals usually refer to the naturally occurring orthoarsenates, possessing the (AsO4)3− anion group and, more rarely, other arsenates with anions like AsO3(OH)2− (also written HAsO42−) (example: pharmacolite Ca(AsO3OH).2H2O) or (very rarely) [AsO2(OH)2]− (example: andyrobertsite).

08.BH With medium-sized and large cations, (OH, etc.):RO4 = 1:1: 10 Durangite, 10 Maxwellite, 10 Tilasite; 30 Carminite, 30 Sewardite; 35 Austinite, 35 Adelite, 35 Duftite, 35 Arsendescloizite, 35 Conichalcite, 35 Gabrielsonite, 35 Nickelaustinite, 35 Cobaltaustinite, 35 Tangeite, 35 Gottlobite; 40 Descloizite, 40 Cechite, 40 Pyrobelonite, 40 Mottramite; 45 Bayldonite, 45 Vesignieite; 50 Paganoite, 65 Leningradite