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Leadhillite & Linarite & Bechererite

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Leadhillite & Linarite & Bechererite

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Description
Locality: 
Dolea, Brusturi, Bihor County, Romania
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 1.8 × 1 cm
Description

Sprays of blue elongated tabular crystals of linarite , with translucent hexagonal leadhillite crystals. Associated with sky blue bechererite crust of microcrystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Leadhillite

Formula: 
Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Strunz: 
5.BF.40
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Susanna Mine (Glennery Scar Vein; Susanna Vein [Scar Vein]; Portobello Vein; Humby Vein; Lead Vein), Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Strathclyde (Lanarkshire), Scotland, UK

Linarite

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

Bechererite

Formula: 
(Zn,Cu)6Zn2(SO4,HSiO4)2(OH)12
Strunz: 
7.DD.55
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
2.0 - 3.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Tonopah-Belmont Mine (East Vulture Mine; Belmont-McNeil Mine; Economy Mining Co. Mine), Belmont Mountain, Tonopah, Osborn District, Big Horn Mts, Maricopa Co., Arizona, USA

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