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Susannite

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Susannite

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Description
Locality: 
Marie Mine, Wilnsdorf, Siegerland, North Rhine - Westphalia, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.4 × 1.3 × 0.9 cm
Description

Colourless stacks of susannite associated with caledonite and malachite. 

Rich sample with unusual large crystals. Historic material. 

 

Mineral Data
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Susannite

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