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Plumbogummite Mimetite & Wulfenite

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Plumbogummite Mimetite & Wulfenite

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Description
Locality: 
San Rafael Mine, Nye County, Nevada, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.8 × 1.9 × 1.4 cm
Description

This specimen features beautiful bubbly blue crystals of Plumbogummite associated with colorless sprays of Mimetite and a few pale colored plates of Wulfenite.    Rare material for the locality and the sate of Nevada.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Plumbogummite

Formula: 
PbAl3(PO4)2(OH)5·H2O
Strunz: 
8.BL.10
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0
Type Locality: 
Huelgoat (Locmaria-Berrien), Finistère, Brittany, France

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

Wulfenite

Formula: 
Pb(MoO4)
Strunz: 
7.GA.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Bad Bleiberg, Bleiberg District, Gailtaler Alpen & Karnische Alpen, Carinthia, Austria

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