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Pyromorphite

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Pyromorphite

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Description
Locality: 
Pfingstwiese Mine, Bad Ems, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
11.4 × 5.2 × 2.7 cm
Description

Nice specimen with hundreds of bright yellowish green pyromorphite crystals from one of the lesser known Bad Ems mines. Only a few broken crystals.

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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
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