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Linarite Psm Cerussite

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Linarite Psm Cerussite

Pseudomorph

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Description
Locality: 
King Arthur Mine, Kirki, Evros, East Macedonia and Thrace, Greece
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 6.5 × 4 cm
Description

A rare (known only by a handful of specimens) pseudomorph of linarite after cerussite crystals from a single find at the mine. Crystals are blue on surface and halfway to the core while core turns white to partly transparent. Among the rarest pseudomorphs in Greece, a nice addition to a pseudomorph collection and a colorful specimen. Matrix surface holds also some kind of clay mineral.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Linarite

Formula: 
PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Strunz: 
7.BC.65
Hardness: 
2.5
Type Locality: 
Linares, Linares-La Carolina District, Jaén, Andalusia, Spain

Cerussite

Formula: 
PbCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.15
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Vicenza Province, Veneto, Italy

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