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Cerussite

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Cerussite

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Description
Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 2.5 × 2.7 cm
Description

A really beatuful small miniature with a free-standing exposed cerrusite-"snowflake", which is set exposed and freestanding at the top of the piece. Also well developed backside and not less attractive than frond-display. Hard to photograph, better in person. No significant damages to report.

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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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