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Prixite Wulfenite & Fluorite

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Prixite Wulfenite & Fluorite

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Description
Locality: 
Les Molérats Mine, St Prix, Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy, France
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2 × 2 × 1.8 cm
Description

A spray of yellow mixite needles (var. of mimetite) with orange wulfenite crystals on fluorite cubes

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Prixite

Variety Of: 

Mimetite

Formula: 
Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Hardness: 
0.0

Wulfenite

Formula: 
Pb(MoO4)
Strunz: 
7.GA.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Bad Bleiberg, Bleiberg District, Gailtaler Alpen & Karnische Alpen, Carinthia, Austria

Fluorite

Formula: 
CaF2
Strunz: 
3.AB.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic
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