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Mimetite

Ex. H.-J. Wilke (GER)

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Description
Locality: 
Chah Milleh Mine, Anarak District, Nain County, Isfahan Province, Iran
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 3.8 × 3 cm
Description

This is an interesting one: botryoidal orange mimetite on matrix ... some more secondary minerals may be present. I microscoped it and probably there is willemite, barite and minium(!).

Interesting specimen and a hard to get one of course.

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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Best regards Roger

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