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Cerussite On Baryte

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Cerussite On Baryte

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Description
Locality: 
Mibladen, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 5.8 × 3 cm
Description

A super specimen with a large (2.5 cm) cerussite crystal on a strongly contrasting orange-brown baryte base. There is contact on the back of the cerussite crystal but this can be hidden in display. The reverse of the specimen is a complete coverage of cockscomb baryte crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cerussite

Formula: 
PbCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.15
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Vicenza Province, Veneto, Italy

Baryte

Formula: 
BaSO4
Strunz: 
7.AD.35
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Streak: 
White
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