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Linarite & Caledonite

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Linarite & Caledonite

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Description
Locality: 
Roughton Gill, Cumbria, United Kingdom
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.5 × 4.5 × 3.5 cm
Description

A very good specimen with small crystals of both species on matrix. From a famous locality now closed to collecting.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Linarite

Formula: 
PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Strunz: 
7.BC.65
Hardness: 
2.5
Type Locality: 
Linares, Linares-La Carolina District, Jaén, Andalusia, Spain

Caledonite

Formula: 
Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Strunz: 
7.BC.50
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Strathclyde (Lanarkshire), Scotland, UK
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