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Pyromorphite

#22891

Pyromorphite

#22891
Availability
Sold
Price
$40.00
Size
1.5 x 1 x 1.5 cm - Thumbnail 
Reduced Price
$30.00
Formula
Pb5(PO4)3Cl (RRUFF)
Locality
Society Girl Mine, Moyie, British Columbia, Canada
Cluster of grass-green Pyromorphite crystals to 3mm. Nice little piece from a classic locality.

Pyromorphite

Formula
Pb5(PO4)3Cl 
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Crystals short to long prismatic, acicular, often hoppered terminations, rarely tabular to equant; radiating to branching groups, tapering to a point. Commonly rounded, globular, reniform, botryoidal. 
Cleavage
On {1011}, interrupted 
Luster
Resinous to subadamantine 
Color
Dark grass-green, green, yellow, yellow-orange, reddish orange, yellow-brown, brown, tan, grayish, may be colorless 
Streak
White 
Geological Setting
A secondary mineral in the oxidized zone of lead deposits 
Class
Hexagonal, 6/m - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Uneven to subconchoidal 
Hardness
3.5–4 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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