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Mimetite

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Description
Locality: 
Driggith Mine, Caldbeck, Cumbria, United Kingdom
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 6 × 5 cm
Description

A great specimen with lemon yellow mimetite crystals from a famous locality now closed to collecting. Specimens of this size are not often offered from this locality.

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
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