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Bismutite & Cerussite

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Bismutite & Cerussite

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Description
Locality: 
Borstein, Reichenbach, Odenwald, Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 1 × 1.4 cm
Description

Nice bismutite and cerussite crystals on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Bismutite

Formula: 
(BiO)2CO3
Strunz: 
5.BE.25
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.5
Streak: 
Grey
Type Locality: 
Arme Hilfe Mine, Ullersreuth, Hirschberg, Vogtland, Thuringia, 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
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