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Leadhillite Fornacite & Mimetite

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Leadhillite Fornacite & Mimetite

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Description
Locality: 
Brown Monster Mine, Inyo County, California, United States of America
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 3.5 × 1.7 cm
Description

Matrix with one face showing a mix of colourless leadhillite crystals, dark green fornacite crystals and yellow mimetite crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Leadhillite

Formula: 
Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Strunz: 
5.BF.40
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Susanna Mine (Glennery Scar Vein; Susanna Vein [Scar Vein]; Portobello Vein; Humby Vein; Lead Vein), Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Strathclyde (Lanarkshire), Scotland, UK

Fornacite

Formula: 
Pb2Cu(CrO4)(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
7.FC.10
Hardness: 
2.0 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Renéville Mine (Djoué Mines), Renéville, Kindanba District, Pool Department, Republic of Congo (Brazzaville)

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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