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Beudantite & Anglesite

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Beudantite & Anglesite

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Description
Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.1 × 2.5 × 2 cm
Description

Beudantite is a rare iron-lead-arsenate-sulfate. This pecimen is rich with brownish green beudantite crystals with colorless anglesite in a vug in ore matrix (perhaps germanite or tennantite).

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Beudantite

Formula: 
PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Strunz: 
8.BL.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.5
Type Locality: 
Louise Mine, Bürdenbach, Altenkirchen, Wied Iron Spar District, Westerwald, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Anglesite

Formula: 
PbSO4
Strunz: 
7.AD.35
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Streak: 
Colorless
Type Locality: 
Parys Mountain Copper Mine, Anglesey, Wales, United Kingdom

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