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Caledonite Anglesite & Mimetite

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Caledonite Anglesite & Mimetite

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Description
Locality: 
Rowley Mine, Theba, Maricopa County, Arizona, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 3.3 × 1.5 cm
Weight: 
53.00gr
Description

Teal blue caledonite and minor anglesite crystals on matrix.

Acicular orange mimetite crystals on the back (not pictured).

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Caledonite

Formula: 
Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Strunz: 
7.BC.50
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Strathclyde (Lanarkshire), Scotland, UK

Anglesite

Formula: 
PbSO4
Strunz: 
7.AD.35
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Streak: 
Colorless
Type Locality: 
Parys Mountain Copper Mine, Anglesey, Wales, United Kingdom

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
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