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Pyromorphite & Anglesite

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Pyromorphite & Anglesite

Collected 1994
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Roughton Gill, Cumbria, United Kingdom
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 2.5 × 3 cm
Description

Quartz matrix showing a fine display of green/ yellow pyromorphite crystals from this classic Lake District locality. In addition, some of the quartz shows an overgrowth of colourless anglesite crystals.

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

Anglesite

Formula: 
PbSO4
Strunz: 
7.AD.35
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Streak: 
Colorless
Type Locality: 
Parys Mountain Copper Mine, Anglesey, Wales, United Kingdom

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