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MD-261732
Tarbuttite
Miniature, 4.2 x 3.9 x 2.3 cm
Kabwe Mine (Broken Hill Mine), Kabwe (Broken Hill), Central Province, Zambia
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Tarbuttite is a very rare zinc phosphate and the Broken Hill Mine of Zambia is the Type Locality. Very gemmy, colorless to light gray tarbuttite crystals richly cover the sculptural gossan matrix plate on this fine old-time specimen from 1960s or earlier. Ex. Mullane Collection. Rare in this quality. Accompanied by an older Burminco label.