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Mimetite

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Description
Locality: 
Cinquevalli Mine, Roncegno, Valsugana, Trento Province, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.7 × 3.6 × 1.3 cm
Description

This is a very old specimen of tiny mimetite crystals all over the specimen.

Beautiful specimen from Franz Bauer collection.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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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