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Cerussite & Linarite

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Cerussite & Linarite

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Description
Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 3.6 × 3 cm
Description

 A cluster of clear cerussite blades with blue microcrystals of linarite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cerussite

Formula: 
PbCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.15
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Vicenza Province, Veneto, Italy

Linarite

Formula: 
PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Strunz: 
7.BC.65
Hardness: 
2.5
Type Locality: 
Linares, Linares-La Carolina District, Jaén, Andalusia, Spain