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Brownish tabular crystals of abhurite from Shipwreck "Hydra", South coast of Norway
Abhurite is a mineral of tin, oxygen, hydrogen, and chlorine with the formula Sn3O(OH)2Cl2. It's named after its type locality a shipwreck with tin ingots at Sharm Abhur, a cove near Jiddah, Red Sea. Its Mohs scale rating is 2.
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- Richard V. Gaines, H. Catherine W. Skinner, Eugene E. Foord, Brian Mason, and Abraham Rosenzweig: "Dana's new mineralogy", p. 401. John Wiley & Sons, 1997
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