Hemimorphite Tumble

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Hemimorphite Tumble

Hemimorphite is a mineral that typically forms as a secondary mineral in the oxidation zones of zinc-bearing ore deposits. It often occurs in association with other zinc minerals such as smithsonite and hydrozincite. Hemimorphite can be found in various locations around the world, including the United States, Mexico, China, Namibia, and Australia.

Hemimorphite crystals usually form as botryoidal or reniform aggregates, meaning they have a rounded, globular shape with a smooth, lustrous surface. The color of Hemimorphite can vary widely, ranging from colorless or white to blue, green, or even yellow, depending on the presence of impurities such as copper, manganese, or iron.

The most prized varieties of Hemimorphite are the blue and green specimens, which owe their coloration to traces of copper. These colors can range from pale sky blue to deep turquoise or emerald green. Hemimorphite often exhibits a vitreous to pearly luster, giving it a subtle sheen when polished.

In addition to its botryoidal habit, Hemimorphite can also occur as crystalline masses, stalactitic formations, or even as prismatic crystals with hemimorphic terminations, meaning the crystal faces at each end of the crystal are different in size and shape. These unique crystal habits contribute to the aesthetic appeal of Hemimorphite specimens, making them popular among mineral collectors and lapidaries alike.

Chakra: Throat, Heart, Third Eye, Crown
Zodiac: Libra
Vibrational Number: 4
Mohs Scale: 4.5-5

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