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Mimetite

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Locality: 
Schmitt Quarry, Altenmittlau, Spessart, Hesse, Germany
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 2.7 × 2 cm
Description

Mimetite from Altenmittlau is very rare. This is a good sample with nice greenish mimetite needles around a colorless cerussite crystal (also rare from this locality). Very nice under microscope.

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Mimetite

Formula: 
Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Treue Freundschaft Mine, Johanngeorgenstadt, Johanngeorgenstadt District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

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