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Mawbyite On Segnitite & Beudantite

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Mawbyite On Segnitite & Beudantite

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Description
Locality: 
Kintore Open Cut, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 4.8 × 2.8 cm
Description

Acicular needles and rounded groups of reddish brown mawbyite on green lusterous green segnitite and green beudantite.

Kintore Opencut broken Hill, is the type locality for both Mawbyite & Segnitite

This is a very rich specimen of both species.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Mawbyite

Formula: 
Pb(Fe3+,Zn)2(AsO4)2·2(OH,H2O)
Strunz: 
8.CG.15
Hardness: 
4.0
Type Locality: 
Kintore opencut, Broken Hill, Yancowinna Co., New South Wales, Australia

Segnitite

Formula: 
PbFe3+3(AsO4)2(OH,H2O)6
Strunz: 
8.BL.10
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
4.0
Type Locality: 
Kintore opencut, Broken Hill, Yancowinna Co., New South Wales, Australia

Beudantite

Formula: 
PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Strunz: 
8.BL.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.5
Type Locality: 
Louise Mine, Bürdenbach, Altenkirchen, Wied Iron Spar District, Westerwald, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Earthstones Australia

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