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Barstowite & Fiedlerite

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Barstowite & Fiedlerite

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Description
Locality: 
Lavrion District Mines, Attiki Prefecture, Greece
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2 × 1.8 × 1 cm
Description

Acicular white crystals of the very rare barstowite associated to white fiedlerite. Crystals of barstowite have the peculiarity that are flexible and elastic: if bended and released the crystals return to initial position.

Type locality for both minerals !

Very nice under the microscope !

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Barstowite

Formula: 
Pb4Cl6(CO3)·H2O
Strunz: 
3.DC.95
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Bounds Cliff, St Endellion, Wadebridge District, Cornwall, England, UK

Fiedlerite

Formula: 
Pb3FCl4(OH)·H2O
Strunz: 
3.DC.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5
Type Locality: 
Lavrion District slag localities, Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium), Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika), Greece

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