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Phosgenite On Galena

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Phosgenite On Galena

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Description
Locality: 
Monteponi Mine, Iglesias, Sardinia, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 3 × 2.3 cm
Weight: 
107.00gr
Description

Colorless transparent phosgenite crystals on metallic gray galena.

The galena matrix is cut.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Phosgenite

Formula: 
Pb2CO3Cl2
Strunz: 
5.BE.20
Hardness: 
2.0 - 3.0
Streak: 
White

Galena

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