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Caledonite

Rare locality - ex Dr. H.-J. Wilke

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Description
Locality: 
Chah Milleh Mine, Esfahan Province, Iran (Islamic Republic)
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 2 × 1.5 cm
Description

Nice blue caledonite crystals with cerussite and tiny leadhillite crystals on matrix.

Old-time material found by Dr. H. J. Wilke at the end of the 1970s during his trips in Persia .

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Caledonite

Formula: 
Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Strunz: 
7.BC.50
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Strathclyde (Lanarkshire), Scotland, UK

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