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Carminite

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Locality: 
Alto das Quelhas do Gestoso Mine, São Pedro do Sul, Viseu District, Portugal
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.7 × 2 × 1.5 cm
Description

Beautiful redbrown microcrystals and sprays of carminite on arsenopyrite-rich matrix.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Carminite

Formula: 
PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Strunz: 
8.BH.30
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.5
Type Locality: 
Louise Mine, Bürdenbach, Altenkirchen, Wied Iron Spar District, Westerwald, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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