Koritnigite

koritnigite

erythrite

arsenolite

kottigite

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Formula: Zn(AsO3OH).H2O
Hydrated acid arsenate, koritnigite group
Specific gravity: 3.54
Hardness: 2
Streak: White
Colour: Colourless to white
Solubility: Soluble in cold hydrochloric and nitric acid
Environments

Hydrothermal environments

Localities

At the Svornost mine, Jáchymov, Karlovy Vary District, Karlovy Vary Region, Czech Republic, koritnigite is associated with erythrite, arsenolite and sphalerite (HOM).

At the type locality, the Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia, koritnigite occurs as a secondary mineral of the lower oxidation zone in a dolostone-hosted polymetallic hydrothermal ore deposit. Associated minerals include tennantite, copper-bearing adamite, stranskiite, lavendulan, köttigite, tsumcorite, prosperite and o’danielite (AM 65.206, Dana, HOM).

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