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Smithsonite Cerussite & Hemimorphite

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Smithsonite Cerussite & Hemimorphite

Ex J & S Mommers Collection.

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Description
Locality: 
Aquiles Sedan, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 3 × 2.6 cm
Description

Light blue green botyroidal chrysocolla over a red gossan matrix hosts arich coverage of greenish smithsonite with tanslucent white cerussite crystals and translaucent to transparent colourless hemimorphite crystals. An attractive and colourful miniature 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Smithsonite

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

Cerussite

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

Hemimorphite

Formula: 
Zn4Si2O7(OH)2·H2O
Strunz: 
9.BD.10
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Băiţa Mining District (Baita Bihor; Rézbánya), Nucet, Bihor Co., Romania
Earthstones Australia

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