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Wulfenite Calcite & Plattnerite

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Wulfenite Calcite & Plattnerite

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Description
Locality: 
Ahmad Abad Mine, Yazd Province, Iran
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.5 × 4.5 × 5.3 cm
Description

Coming from a relativly unknown mines in Persia, wulfenites from Iran are not often on the market but are, for sure, among the best ever found in the world. This sample shows nearly complitely covered by calcite crystals but, in few parts, you can see the bright yellow habit of wulfenite. Moreover, on the tips you can notice very interesting presence of black microcrystals plattnerite: a wonderful and rare paragenesis. Perfect, incosueto, brilliant, beautiful sample.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White

Plattnerite

Formula: 
PbO2
Strunz: 
4.DB.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
5.5
Type Locality: 
Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Strathclyde (Lanarkshire), Scotland, UK

Seller Information

Payment options: offline, paypal_wpp, paypal_wps

Seller's terms and conditions

All samples will be sent by registered mail traced.
The shipping rates include: shipping cost, professional packaging, handwritten label of the sample.

The bottom web and the tracking number, the package, you'll find it in the notes on the invoice.

The delivery of this service may vary from 4 to 20 days (on average 7-10), depending on the country of destination, and time of year (eg Christmas season, it is very stressful to the post office)

In general, we are not liable for any damage sustained by the sample during transport.
I lost parcels, we will be sought from the Italian Post Office, with appropriate procedure. The time required depends on the Italian Post Office.

The return of a sample for various reasons. It must be approved by us. And in any case, the refund will be net of expenses.

Photo: All the photos we have published samples, are made with professional cameras. Photos are not retouched with software, to improve or alter the appearance of the samples. We try to offer photos, more realistically closer to the reality of the sample.

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