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Pyromorphite

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Locality: 
Huelgoat, Finistère, Brittany, France
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 4 × 2 cm
Description

Unusual pyromorphite from Huelgoat, Bretagne. Very rare site and specimens were seldom seen on the market. For me it looks more like a pyromorphite pseudomorphose but I have not seen similar ones. Maybe somebody could help? Ex Wayne Leicht collection.

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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

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