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Mimetite

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Locality: 
Trevinnick Mine, St Kew, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 5.5 × 3 cm
Description

Mushroom shaped mimetite crystals on iron rich slate matrix.

Ex. Borland Collection No. H352

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Mimetite

Formula: 
Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Treue Freundschaft Mine, Johanngeorgenstadt, Johanngeorgenstadt District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
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