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Mimetite & Calcite

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Mimetite & Calcite

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Description
Locality: 
Potosi Mine, Francisco Portillo, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 2.5 × 2 cm
Description

Mushroom shaped clusters of yellow Mimetite on clear to white Calcite rhombs.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Mimetite

Formula: 
Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Treue Freundschaft Mine, Johanngeorgenstadt, Johanngeorgenstadt District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
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