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Malachite Cerussite Corkite & Chlorargyrite

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Malachite Cerussite Corkite & Chlorargyrite

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Description
Locality: 
Consols Mine, Broken Hill, Yancowinna County, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 10.5 × 7.3 cm
Description

A large cavity in a crystallised malachite and cerussite matrix is lined crystals of malachite, white cerussite, yellow corkite and studded with dull olive green crystals of chlorargyrite, there is also a small amount of crystallised 'blue' quartz and the odd anglesite to round the specimen off.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Malachite

Formula: 
Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Strunz: 
5.BA.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

Cerussite

Formula: 
PbCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.15
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Vicenza Province, Veneto, Italy

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

Chlorargyrite

Formula: 
AgCl
Strunz: 
3.AA.15
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Marienberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Earthstones Australia

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