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Crocoite & Goethite

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Crocoite & Goethite

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Description
Locality: 
Red Lead Mine, Dundas, Tasmania, Australia
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 3 × 2.2 cm
Description

Lustrous translucent orange crocoite needles on flat crocoite crystals covering black goethite spheres

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...

Goethite

Formula: 
α-Fe3+O(OH)
Strunz: 
4.00.
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Type Locality: 
Hollertszug Mine (Hollerter Zug Mine), Dermbach, Herdorf, Siegerland, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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