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Wulfenite & Mimetite

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Wulfenite & Mimetite

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Description
Locality: 
Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.6 × 3.6 × 3 cm
Description

Beautiful specimen of orange wulfenite and pale green, globular mimetite on limonite matrix.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Wulfenite

Formula: 
Pb(MoO4)
Strunz: 
7.GA.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Bad Bleiberg, Bleiberg District, Gailtaler Alpen & Karnische Alpen, Carinthia, Austria

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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