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Sahlinite & Magnesioferrite & Litharge

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Sahlinite & Magnesioferrite & Litharge

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Description
Locality: 
Långban, Filipstad, Värmland County, Sweden
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.3 × 3 × 1.8 cm
Description

Metallic magnesioferrite with yellow sahlinite and red litharge in matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sahlinite

Formula: 
Pb14(AsO4)2O9Cl4
Strunz: 
8.BO.20
Hardness: 
2.0 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Långban, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden

Magnesioferrite

Formula: 
MgFe3+2O4
Strunz: 
4.BB.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Streak: 
Dark red
Type Locality: 
Mt Vesuvius, Somma-Vesuvius Complex, Naples Province, Campania, Italy

Litharge

Formula: 
PbO
Strunz: 
4.AC.20
Hardness: 
2.0
Colour: 
Red
Type Locality: 
Unnamed Pb occurrence, Cucamonga Peak area, Cucamonga Wilderness, San Bernardino Co., California, USA
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