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Mimetite With Wulfenite

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Mimetite With Wulfenite

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Description
Locality: 
Ahumada Mine, Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 5 × 4 cm
Description

A nice specimen of green mimetite balls some of which are interestingly the bread of a wulfenite sandwich.

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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