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Corkite On Mimetite

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Corkite On Mimetite

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Description
Locality: 
North Mine, Broken Hill, Yancowinna County, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.2 × 3.7 × 2.8 cm
Description

pale yellow corkite has formed crystal groups and also a surface coating to some of the myriad mimetite crystals that line this cavity in garnet sandstone from the North Mine Opencut.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Corkite

Formula: 
PbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Strunz: 
8.BL.05
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.5
Type Locality: 
Glandore Mine (Aghatubrid Mine; Glendore Mine), Glandore, Co. Cork, Ireland

Mimetite

Formula: 
Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Treue Freundschaft Mine, Johanngeorgenstadt, Johanngeorgenstadt District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Earthstones Australia

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