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Wulfenite With Baryte Galena & Gypsum

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Wulfenite With Baryte Galena & Gypsum

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Description
Locality: 
Des Dalles Mine, Mibladen, Meknès-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 5.8 × 4.4 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.50cm
Description

In a matrix with galena and barite crystals we can enjoy different groups of wulfenite crystals, very brilliant, defined and with a superb orange color. They are partially covered with small aggregates of transparent gypsum. Very aesthetic.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Wulfenite

Formula: 
Pb(MoO4)
Strunz: 
7.GA.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Bad Bleiberg, Bleiberg District, Gailtaler Alpen & Karnische Alpen, Carinthia, Austria

Baryte

Formula: 
BaSO4
Strunz: 
7.AD.35
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Streak: 
White

Galena

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

Gypsum

Formula: 
CaSO4·2H2O
Strunz: 
7.CD.40
Hardness: 
2.0
Streak: 
White.
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