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Pyromorphite Beaverite & Beudantite

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Pyromorphite Beaverite & Beudantite

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Description
Locality: 
Wheal Carpenter, Gwinear-Gwithian, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 6.5 × 3.5 cm
Description

White pyromorphite coated and replaced by beaverite with micro crystalline beudantite and minor carminite on quartz matrix.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pyromorphite

Formula: 
Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Zschopau, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Beudantite

Formula: 
PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Strunz: 
8.BL.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.5
Type Locality: 
Louise Mine, Bürdenbach, Altenkirchen, Wied Iron Spar District, Westerwald, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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