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Pyromorphite

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Pyromorphite

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Description
Locality: 
La Vidale, Asprières, Aveyron, Occitanie, France
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 6 × 2 cm
Description

Green, botyroidal aggregate of pyromorphite from Asprieres, Aveyron. It could be polyshaerite, a chemical varity of pyromorphite, rich in calcium and very rare.

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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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