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Mimetite & Calcite

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Description
Locality: 
Zacatecas, Zacatecas, Mexico
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
2.8 × 6.7 × 3.5 cm
Description

Collected in the 1960's this deep bright orange mimetite is most unusual because of the intensity of the colour of the mimetite.

A small amount of clear calcite covers the base of the specimen and over some of the mimetite, which can be seen through the calcite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
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