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Murdochite On Hemimorphite

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Murdochite On Hemimorphite

A beautiful cluster of transparent hemimorphite crystals up to 17 mm with small black micro crystals of murdochite crystals and minor plattnerite needles.

Ex Dr. Hartel collection, Germany

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Description
Locality: 
San Antonio Mine, East Camp, Santa Eulalia, Aquiles Serdán Municipality, Chihuahua, Mexico
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
2.8 × 4.2 × 2 cm
Description

A beautiful cluster of transparent hemimorphite crystals up to 17 mm with small black micro crystals of murdochite crystals and minor plattnerite needles.

Ex Dr. Hartel collection, Germany

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Murdochite

Formula: 
PbCu6O8-x(Cl,Br)2x where x<=0.5
Strunz: 
3.DB.45
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
4.0
Colour: 
Black
Streak: 
Black
Type Locality: 
Mammoth-Saint Anthony Mine (Mammoth-St Anthony Mine; Mammoth Mine; St. Anthony Mine), St. Anthony deposit, Tiger, Mammoth District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA

Hemimorphite

Formula: 
Zn4Si2O7(OH)2·H2O
Strunz: 
9.BD.10
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Băiţa Mining District (Baita Bihor; Rézbánya), Nucet, Bihor Co., Romania
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