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Mimetite Pyromorphite & Romanèchite

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Mimetite Pyromorphite & Romanèchite

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Description
Locality: 
Callenberg North (No. I) Open Cut, Glauchau, Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 1.5 × 1 cm
Description

Very nice specimen with a mix of bright yellow to orange-yellow mimetite and pyromorphite with black riomanèchite (visual ID).

From Callenberg very rare.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Mimetite

Formula: 
Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Treue Freundschaft Mine, Johanngeorgenstadt, Johanngeorgenstadt District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

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

Romanèchite

Formula: 
(Ba,H2O)2Mn5O10
Strunz: 
4.DK.10
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Manganese deposit, Romanèche-Thorens, La Chapelle-de-Guinchay, Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy, France
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