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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
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.2 × 3 × 2.3 cm
Description

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

PXRD and EDS 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