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Mimetite & Fornacite

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Mimetite & Fornacite

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Description
Locality: 
Schmitt Quarry, Altenmittlau, Spessart, Hesse, Germany
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.2 × 2.7 × 1.8 cm
Description

Yellow mimetite needles with orange-brown fornacite

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

Fornacite

Formula: 
Pb2Cu(CrO4)(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
7.FC.10
Hardness: 
2.0 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Renéville Mine (Djoué Mines), Renéville, Kindanba District, Pool Department, Republic of Congo (Brazzaville)
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