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V - Carbonates

Name   Hydrozincite
Chemistry   Zn5[(OH)3|(CO3)2]
Hardness   2 - 2.5
Lustre   pearly
Colour   white to colourless, often tints of colours possible
Streak   white 
Density [g/cm3]   3.5 - 3.8
Crystal habit   monoclinic
Cleavage, Fracture   [010] perfect, fracture uneven to fibrous
other characteristics and occurrences   formation in the oxidation zone of zinc deposits

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