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Pyromorphite

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Pyromorphite

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Description
Locality: 
Mina San German, Minas de Horcajo, Ciudad Real, Castilla La Mancha, Spain
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.4 × 2.3 × 1 cm
Description

A nice specimen of bright green color pyromorphite forming a prismatic to acicular cluster with most of the crystals being doubly-terminated.  Found in 1920, this was once part of the swaping material that Joaquin Folch used to have.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pyromorphite

Formula: 
Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Zschopau, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
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