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Pyromorphite & Baryte

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Pyromorphite & Baryte

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Description
Locality: 
Les Farges Mine, Ussel, Limousin, France
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
13 × 7 × 4 cm
Description

A sample of Limonite coated Barytes overgrown by olive green and bi-colored green Pyromorphites up to 7 mm.

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

Baryte

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