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Parsonsite & Pyromorphite

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Parsonsite & Pyromorphite

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Description
Locality: 
Pinhal do Souto Mine, Tragos, Chãs de Tavares, Mangualde, Viseu District, Portugal
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 2.5 × 1.7 cm
Description

specimen with some very nice groups of yellow brownish crystals of parsonsite with many light yellow needles of pyromorphite.

c. 4282

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Parsonsite

Formula: 
Pb2(UO2)(PO4)2·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.EA.10
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Shinkolobwe Mine (Kasolo Mine), Shinkolobwe, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)

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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