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Anglesite

Classic Locality

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Locality: 
La Cruz, Linares, Jaén, Andalusia, Spain
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.6 × 4.9 × 3 cm
Weight: 
114.00gr
Description

Spectacular sample of anglesite crystals over galena matrix from this classic Spanish locality.

This piece is comming from an old collection and crystals have some damage, but does not affect the quality of this old specimen  nowadays almost impossible to find.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Anglesite

Formula: 
PbSO4
Strunz: 
7.AD.35
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Streak: 
Colorless
Type Locality: 
Parys Mountain Copper Mine, Anglesey, Wales, United Kingdom
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