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Vanadinite & Pyromorphite

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Vanadinite & Pyromorphite

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Description
Locality: 
Argent Mines, Delmas, Nkangala District, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 1.3 × 1.3 cm
Description

beautiful micro-crystals of orange vanadinite on contrasting greenish yellow pyromorphite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Vanadinite

Formula: 
Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Zimapán, Mun. de Zimapán, Hidalgo, Mexico

Pyromorphite

Formula: 
Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Zschopau, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

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