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Pyromorphite

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Locality: 
Vegadeo, Asturias, Spain
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.3 × 2.4 × 1.4 cm
Weight: 
15.00gr
Description

Very interesant specimen of green pyromnorphite crystals on quartzite matrix from this rare Spanish site. The pyromorphite of this deposit is not common in the Spanish market.

Mineral Data
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Pyromorphite

Formula: 
Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Zschopau, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
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