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Shannonite Hydrocerussite In Minium

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Shannonite Hydrocerussite In Minium

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Description
Locality: 
Proprietary Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.3 × 3.2 × 2.5 cm
Description

An old time specimen featuring gray to white shannonite crystals lining cavities with hydrocerussite in a terracotta red minium matrix from the Proprietary Mine at Broken Hill

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Shannonite

Formula: 
Pb2OCO3
Strunz: 
5.BE.05
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Colour: 
White
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Grand Reef Mine (Aravaipa Mine; Lead Jewel; Joe Rubal Mine; Vivian Mine; Calistoga Mining & Development Co. Mine; Bringham Silver and Lead Mine), Laurel Canyon, Grand Reef Mountain, Klondyke, Santa Teresa Mts, Aravaipa District, Graham Co., Arizona, USA

Hydrocerussite

Formula: 
Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Strunz: 
5.BE.10
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Långban, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden

Minium

Formula: 
Pb3O4
Strunz: 
4.BD.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
2.5
Earthstones Australia

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