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Minium Psm Cerussite

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Minium Psm Cerussite

ex collection Helmuth Hatton
Pseudomorph

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Description
Locality: 
Churfürst Ernst Mine, Bönkhausen, Sundern, Arnsberg, North Rhine - Westphalia, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.7 × 2.5 × 1.8 cm
Description

Orange-red minium on matrix - partly replacing cerussite. It seems a little cerussite crystal was preserved.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Minium

Formula: 
Pb3O4
Strunz: 
4.BD.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
2.5

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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