Asisite

asisite

hematophanite

jacobsite

molybdophyllite

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Formula: Pb7SiO8Cl2
Oxyhalide
Specific gravity: 8.041 calculated
Hardness: 3½
Streak: Light yellow to white
Colour: Yellow to yellow-green, red
Environments

Metamorphic environments?

Localities

At the type locality, the Kombat Mine, Kombat, Grootfontein, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia, asisite occurs as yellow to greenish-yellow, 0.5 mm, platy crystals, in manganese silicate lenses near to a sulphide ore body. Associated minerals include hematophanite, baryte, jacobsite, hematite, copper, molybdophyllite and chlorite (HOM, Mindat).

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