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Laurionite

#PD33260

Laurionite

#PD33260
Availability
Sold
Price
$35.00
Size
2 x 2 x 1.5 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
PbCl(OH) (RRUFF)
Locality
Juliushutte, Harz Mountains, Germany

Thumbnail piece of slag matrix with a spray to 4mm of clear long prismatic Laurionite crystals.

According to mindat.org the Herzog Julius smelter slag dumps are from an ancient and long operating smelter that started around 1270 and closed in 1968.

Laurionite

Formula
PbCl(OH) 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Crystalline - Fine, Prismatic 
Cleavage
Distinct, None, None 
Luster
Adamantine - Pearly 
Color
colorless, white 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Hardness
2.5-3 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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