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Pyromorphite & Smithsonite

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Pyromorphite & Smithsonite

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Description
Locality: 
British Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
2.6 × 4.8 × 3.8 cm
Description

A brown cauliflower like group of pyromorphite with smithsonite scalahedrons sprinkled thought the specimen, some doubly terminated.

Old time specimen from the British Mine, which was subsequently incorporated in the Proprietary Mine operations

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pyromorphite

Formula: 
Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Zschopau, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Smithsonite

Formula: 
ZnCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5
Streak: 
White
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