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Crocoite

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Crocoite

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Description
Locality: 
Yekaterinburg, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Russian Federation
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 4 × 2.2 cm
Description

Very rare - Crocoite from the Berezoeff Mine in the Russian Federation.  The crystals are deep red with sharp terminations and good lustre on a quartz matrix.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Crocoite

Formula: 
Pb(CrO4)
Strunz: 
7.FA.20
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Tsvetnoi Mine, Uspenskaya Mt, Berezovskoe Au Deposit (Berezovsk Mines), Berezovskii (Berezovskii Zavod), Ekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk), Sverdlovskaya Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia...
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