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Plattnerite

#39585

Plattnerite

#39585
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 4 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
PbO2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Downeyville Lead mine, Nye Co., Nevada, United States

Impossible to get these crystals with my set-up, but they are nice acicular shiny black to about 0.25mm.

Plattnerite

Formula
PbO2 
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Crystal Habit
Massive, Encrustations, needle-like millimeter size crystals 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Sub Metallic 
Color
brownish black, iron black, black 
Streak
chestnut brown 
Class
Tetragonal - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
5.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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