Name:

koettigite (kottigite)

A photo of the mineral koettigite

Class:

Phosphates/Arsenates/Vanadates

Chemistry:

Zn3(AsO4)2 8 H2O

Color(s):

white, gray, brown-reddish

Hardness:

2.5-3

SpecGrav:

3.3

Fracture:

uneven

Cleavage:

perfect

Crystal:

monoclinic, prismatic, long tabular, radiating fibers

Envronment:

oxidation zones of zinc deposits

Association:

adamite

Locals:

| Mexico | Germany | Greece | Namibia |

Misc:

Photos
& Locals:

1.) La Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
2.) La Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
3.) La Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

4.) La Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
5.) La Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
6.) La Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

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