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Diaboleite & Cerussite

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Diaboleite & Cerussite

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Description
Locality: 
Rowley Mine, Theba, Arizona, United States of America
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2 × 1.4 × 1.4 cm
Description

Small lustering intense blue diaboleite associated with cerussite from Rowley mine.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Diaboleite

Formula: 
Pb2CuCl2(OH)4
Strunz: 
3.DB.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
2.5
Colour: 
Blue
Streak: 
Blue
Type Locality: 
Higher Pitts Mine, Priddy, Mendip Hills, Somerset, England, UK

Cerussite

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