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Pyromorphite & Galena

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RHT682656

Pyromorphite & Galena

found 1971
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Wundertshecke Mine, Friedrichsthal, Taunus, Hesse, Germany
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9.6 × 9.5 × 6.4 cm
Weight: 
1 252.00gr
Description

Big heavy piece of quartz with massive, shiny black galena and several vugs with apple-green pyromorphite crystals on all sides. Material from this locality is very rare.

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

Galena

Formula: 
PbS
Strunz: 
2.CD.10
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
2.5
Colour: 
Lead-grey
Streak: 
Lead-grey
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