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Pyromorphite

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Pyromorphite

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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 × 3 cm
Description

A very specific locality for this specimen- Balliway Rigg, Roughton Gill Mine. A good example of this mineral from a famous locality long closed to collectors.

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pyromorphite

Formula: 
Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Zschopau, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
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