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Cerussite & Coronadite

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Cerussite & Coronadite

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Locality: 
Block 14 Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.2 × 4.8 × 2.8 cm
Description

A cluster of off white gemmy ceussite crystals with v twins predominating. at the top of the specimen a larger group of twins show some reticulation. The whole group has formed in and on dark grey to black coronadite

Mineral Data
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Cerussite

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

Coronadite

Formula: 
Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Strunz: 
4.DK.05a
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0
Type Locality: 
Horse-Shoe shaft (Horseshoe Mine), Coronado Mine (Coronado Mining Co. property; Arizona Copper Co. group [in part]), Coronado vein, Copper Plate Gulch, Copper Mountain District (Clifton-Morenci District), Shannon Mts, Greenlee Co., Arizona, USA
Earthstones Australia

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