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Fayalite Litharge Anglesite Tin & Hydrocerussite

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Fayalite Litharge Anglesite Tin & Hydrocerussite

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Description
Locality: 
An der Seilbahn Slag Locality, Hüsten, Arnsberg, North Rhine - Westphalia, Germany
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.7 × 3.8 × 2.2 cm
Weight: 
53.00gr
Description

Very beautiful sharp yellow anglesite (fayalite?) with sharp red litharge crystals (pseudomorph after cerussite?), microscopic metallic tin and crusts of white hydrocerrusite. + an unidentified yellow-brown species (anglesite? fayalite?). Probably also colorless simonkolleite and/or hannebachite.

Much better in nature.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Fayalite

Formula: 
Fe2+2SiO4
Strunz: 
9.AC.05
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
7.0
Type Locality: 
Faial Island (Fayal Island), Azores District, Portugal

Litharge

Formula: 
PbO
Strunz: 
4.AC.20
Hardness: 
2.0
Colour: 
Red
Type Locality: 
Unnamed Pb occurrence, Cucamonga Peak area, Cucamonga Wilderness, San Bernardino Co., California, USA

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

Tin

Formula: 
Sn
Strunz: 
1.AC.10
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0
Colour: 
Tin-white
Type Locality: 
Miass River, Chelyabinsk Oblast', Southern Urals, Urals Region, Russia...

Hydrocerussite

Formula: 
Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Strunz: 
5.BE.10
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Långban, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden
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