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Mimetite Psm Aragonite

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Mimetite Psm Aragonite

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Description
Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10 × 8 × 4.5 cm
Description

This is a very interesting and unusual specimen of large pseudomorphs of mimetite after aragonite.

Ex Grosch 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

Aragonite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.15
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Gallo river, Molina de Aragón, Guadalajara, Castile-La Mancha, Spain
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