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Crocoite

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Crocoite

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Description
Locality: 
Dundas, Tasmania, Australia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8 × 4.7 × 4.2 cm
Description

Sparkling, highly lustrous and intense red crystals set in teh center of light matrix. This piece is from old discoveries long before the mine was re-opened for specimen-mining. Great contrast and amazing quality!

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Crocoite

Formula: 
Pb(CrO4)
Strunz: 
7.FA.20
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Tsvetnoi Mine, Uspenskaya Mt, Berezovskoe Au Deposit (Berezovsk Mines), Berezovskii (Berezovskii Zavod), Ekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk), Sverdlovskaya Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia...
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