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Pyromorphite

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Pyromorphite

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Description
Locality: 
Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Shoshone County, Idaho, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.3 × 2.9 × 1.8 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.10cm
Description

Rich aggregate of barrel shaped, hexagonal prismatic crystals of pyromorphite of good lustre and intense orange colour. According to the associated label it was mined at the 9th level of the Jersey vein of the Bunker Hill Mine.

Ex Chris Deroo specimen.

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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