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Wulfenite

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Wulfenite

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Description
Locality: 
Touissit, Jerada Province, Oriental Region, Morocco
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 4.7 × 1.9 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.40cm
Weight: 
31.00gr
Description

Very rich aggregate of yellow, razor sharp crystals of wulfenite from Touissit, tabular on {001}, of intense resinous lustre. Crystals reach 14 mm in size and are implanted on a thin, hard coated dolomite matrix. The general condition is good and at the rear side there are some isolated wulfenite crystals of intense orange-yellow or red-orange colour.

Acquired in 1986. Ex Dr Bob Janssens #701.

Combine specimens to reduce shipping costs!.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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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