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Vanadinite & Baryte

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Vanadinite & Baryte

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Description
Locality: 
Mibladen, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.3 × 4.2 × 2.9 cm
Description

This is really some kind of out-standing. The matrix  is formed like a bridge, covered with a black manganse layer - the intense dark red, sharp terminated and highly lustrous crystals show a wonderful contrast. Should be high ranked for this wonderful assemble!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Vanadinite

Formula: 
Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Zimapán, Mun. de Zimapán, Hidalgo, Mexico

Baryte

Formula: 
BaSO4
Strunz: 
7.AD.35
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Streak: 
White
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