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Pyromorphite Galena & Quartz

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Pyromorphite Galena & Quartz

Collected by John & Robert Lawson

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Description
Locality: 
Keeldrum Mine, County Donegal, Irish Republic (Eire)
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10.5 × 8.8 × 3.5 cm
Weight: 
347.00gr
Description

A very rare location example of lime green micro pyromorphite crystals overgrowing quartz crystals on a quartz matrix with pods of galena, many undergoing advanced secondary alteration. L8 LC

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pyromorphite

Formula: 
Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Zschopau, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Galena

Formula: 
PbS
Strunz: 
2.CD.10
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
2.5
Colour: 
Lead-grey
Streak: 
Lead-grey

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

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