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Carminite Corkite Beudantite Cerussite & Pharmacosiderite

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Carminite Corkite Beudantite Cerussite & Pharmacosiderite

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Description
Locality: 
Kamariza Mines, Agios Konstantinos, Lavrion District, Attiki Prefecture, Greece
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.6 × 5.2 × 3.6 cm
Weight: 
222.00gr
Description

Very rich specimen with red carminite, dark green glossy corkite, yellowish brown beudantite, some pretty good colorless cerussite and cubic brown pharmacosiderite crystals on gossan matrix.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Carminite

Formula: 
PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Strunz: 
8.BH.30
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.5
Type Locality: 
Louise Mine, Bürdenbach, Altenkirchen, Wied Iron Spar District, Westerwald, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Corkite

Formula: 
PbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Strunz: 
8.BL.05
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.5
Type Locality: 
Glandore Mine (Aghatubrid Mine; Glendore Mine), Glandore, Co. Cork, Ireland

Beudantite

Formula: 
PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Strunz: 
8.BL.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.5
Type Locality: 
Louise Mine, Bürdenbach, Altenkirchen, Wied Iron Spar District, Westerwald, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Cerussite

Formula: 
PbCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.15
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Vicenza Province, Veneto, Italy

Pharmacosiderite

Formula: 
KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4·6-7H2O
Strunz: 
8.DK.10
Hardness: 
2.5
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Carharrack Mine, St Day United Mines (Poldice Mines), Gwennap, Camborne - Redruth - St Day District, Cornwall, England, UK
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