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Cerussite & Calcite On Quartz

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Cerussite & Calcite On Quartz

ex coll. Wittig
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Description
Locality: 
Friedrichssegen Mine, Bad Ems, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9 × 5.3 × 2 cm
Description

Very strange cerrussite specimen with calcite (or hemimorphite?) from the Friedrichssegen mine.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cerussite

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

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

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