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Corkite & Hinsdalite

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Corkite & Hinsdalite

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Description
Locality: 
Bergmannstrost Mine, Bad Ems, Rhein-Lahn, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 1.5 × 1.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.05cm
Description

Crytals and aggregates of yellow Corkite and colourless Hinsdalite up to 0.5 mm large sitting on Limonite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Corkite

Formula: 
PbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Strunz: 
8.BL.05
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.5
Type Locality: 
Glandore Mine (Aghatubrid Mine; Glendore Mine), Glandore, Co. Cork, Ireland

Hinsdalite

Formula: 
PbAl3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Strunz: 
8.BL.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
4.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Golden Fleece Mine, Lake City, Lake City District (Lake District), Hinsdale Co., Colorado, USA

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