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Calcioaravaipaite Matlockite & Artroeite

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Calcioaravaipaite Matlockite & Artroeite

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Description
Locality: 
Vesuvius Crater 1944, Ercolano, Napoli, Campania, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.2 × 1.8 × 1.3 cm
Weight: 
10.00gr
Description

A very rare species, it comes from the fumaroles of the Crater of Vesuvius formed after the eruption of 1944, the calcioaravaipaite, analyzed, occurs in groups of white lamellar crystals united to form a hemisphere, the matlockite in bright colorless and transparent square lamellar crystals, the artroeite in tufts of white crystals, in the small cavities of a fragment of ejecta lava.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Calcioaravaipaite

Formula: 
PbCa2AlF9
Strunz: 
3.DC.37
Crystal System: 
Triclinic & Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Grand Reef Mine (Aravaipa Mine; Lead Jewel; Joe Rubal Mine; Vivian Mine; Calistoga Mining & Development Co. Mine; Bringham Silver and Lead Mine), Laurel Canyon, Grand Reef Mountain, Klondyke, Santa Teresa Mts, Aravaipa District, Graham Co., Arizona, USA

Matlockite

Formula: 
PbFCl
Strunz: 
3.DC.25
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Cromford, Derbyshire, England, UK

Artroeite

Formula: 
Pb[AlF3(OH)2]
Strunz: 
3.CC.15
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
2.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Grand Reef Mine (Aravaipa Mine; Lead Jewel; Joe Rubal Mine; Vivian Mine; Calistoga Mining & Development Co. Mine; Bringham Silver and Lead Mine), Laurel Canyon, Grand Reef Mountain, Klondyke, Santa Teresa Mts, Aravaipa District, Graham Co., Arizona, USA

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Italia
3.80
Europa
4.50
USA
5.50
Asia
6.50
Australia
6.50
Africa
7.50

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