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Plumbogummite

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Description
Locality: 
Pyromorphite Lode, Zeehan Queen Mine, Zeehan, Tasmania, Australia
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.1 × 1.7 × 1.6 cm
Description

Two generations of pyromorphite has altered to plumbogummite, refered to locally as hinsdalite ( hinsdalite has never benn confirmed) from the Pyromorphite Lode at the Zeehan Queen Mine, which is just north of the Sylvester mine. The plumbogummite is deep olive earthy green grading to white in plaxces.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Plumbogummite

Formula: 
PbAl3(PO4)2(OH)5·H2O
Strunz: 
8.BL.10
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0
Type Locality: 
Huelgoat (Locmaria-Berrien), Finistère, Brittany, France
Earthstones Australia

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