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Kintoreite

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Kintoreite

Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
El Horcajo, Minas de Horcajo, Ciudad Real, Castilla La Mancha, Spain
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 2.8 × 3.5 cm
Description

Olive-yellow, lustrous balls ond groups of kintoreite microcrystals on matrix with small pyromorphite crystals from the famous locality in Spain.

PXRD and FTIR confirmed specimen.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Kintoreite

Formula: 
PbFe3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Strunz: 
8.BL.10
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
4.0
Type Locality: 
Kintore opencut, Broken Hill, Yancowinna Co., New South Wales, Australia