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Eglestonite & Calomel

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Eglestonite & Calomel

P-XRD confirmed

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Description
Locality: 
San Onofre, Plateros, Zacatecas, Mexico
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.2 × 0.9 × 0.8 cm
Description

From a P-XRD confirmed find: Yellow and after light irradiation brown eglestonite with calomel on matrix. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Eglestonite

Formula: 
(Hg2+2)3OCl3(OH)
Strunz: 
3.DD.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
2.5
Type Locality: 
Terlingua District, Brewster Co., Texas, USA

Calomel

Formula: 
(Hg2+2)Cl2
Strunz: 
3.AA.30
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0
Type Locality: 
Landsberg (Moschellandsberg), Alsenz-Obermoschel, Palatinate, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Analysis
Analysis Report - only: Eglestonite & Calomel
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