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Leadhillite & Susannite

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Leadhillite & Susannite

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Description
Locality: 
Schlackental, Oberschulenberg, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 1.4 × 1.3 cm
Description

Leadhillite and susannite crystals on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Leadhillite

Formula: 
Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Strunz: 
5.BF.40
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Susanna Mine (Glennery Scar Vein; Susanna Vein [Scar Vein]; Portobello Vein; Humby Vein; Lead Vein), Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Strathclyde (Lanarkshire), Scotland, UK

Susannite

Formula: 
Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Strunz: 
5.BF.40
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Susanna Mine (Glennery Scar Vein; Susanna Vein [Scar Vein]; Portobello Vein; Humby Vein; Lead Vein), Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Strathclyde (Lanarkshire), Scotland, UK
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