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Mottramite on Wulfenite

#39846

Mottramite on Wulfenite

#39846
Availability
Sold
Size
7 x 4.5 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
PbCuVO4(OH) (RRUFF)
Locality
Capricornio mine, Copiapo, Atacama, Chile

Up close you will see this specimen is (or was) loaded with small tabular Wulfenite crystals. They are now covered with green Mottramite. Ex. Paul Nicholson collection with tag.

Mottramite

Formula
PbCuVO4(OH) 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Plumose, Radial, Encrustations 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Greasy (Oily) 
Color
brown, brown red, brownish black, green, dark green 
Streak
light brownish green 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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