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Descloizite & Vanadinite

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Descloizite & Vanadinite

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Description
Locality: 
Richmond-Sitting Bull Mine, Galena, Lawrence County, South Dakota, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.1 × 1.8 × 1.3 cm
Description

You are bidding on a small sample with a smattering of nice descloizite crystals on matrix with some larger but mostly damaged vanadinite crystals. A rare sample from this long closed locality. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Descloizite

Formula: 
Pb(Zn,Cu)(VO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BH.40
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Type Locality: 
Sierra de Córdoba, Punilla Department, Córdoba, Argentina

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

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