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Pyromorphite

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Pyromorphite

ex collection Prof. Wotruba
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Description
Locality: 
Pfingstwiese Mine, Bad Ems, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
13.5 × 11.5 × 3 cm
Weight: 
426.00gr
Description

Hundreds of intense yellowish green pyromorphite crystals, a lot of them showing the typical 'barrel' habit, on thin quartz matrix.

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
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