Moving mountains for you
Switch currency

Current Live Auctions

Current Live Fixed Price Sales

Mimetite Cerussite & Galena

Views:
Watches:
ESM676017

Mimetite Cerussite & Galena

Description Tabs

Description
Locality: 
Schmitt Quarry, Altenmittlau, Spessart, Hesse, Germany
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 5 × 2.7 cm
Description

Clusters of yellow mimetite crystals with colourless cerussite and minor galena

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Mimetite

Formula: 
Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Treue Freundschaft Mine, Johanngeorgenstadt, Johanngeorgenstadt District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Cerussite

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

Galena

Formula: 
PbS
Strunz: 
2.CD.10
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
2.5
Colour: 
Lead-grey
Streak: 
Lead-grey
Item Toolbox