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Mimetite & Wulfenite

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Mimetite & Wulfenite

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Description
Locality: 
Rowley Mine, Theba, Arizona, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.2 × 3.1 × 3 cm
Description

Sharp prismatic crystals of bright orange Mimetite and Wulfenite plates from Rowley Mine.

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

Wulfenite

Formula: 
Pb(MoO4)
Strunz: 
7.GA.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Bad Bleiberg, Bleiberg District, Gailtaler Alpen & Karnische Alpen, Carinthia, Austria
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