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Mimetite on Conichalcite

#PD32361

Mimetite on Conichalcite

#PD32361
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 6 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Pb5(AsO4)3Cl (RRUFF)
Locality
Gold Hill mine, Tooele Co., Utah, United States
Tagged
arsenate

Excellent piece with tiny green balls of Conichalcite and light yellow hexagonal prisms of Mimetite to 1mm. This piece comes with an old label from the Jack Rodekohr collection (see Provenance Tab) with the corresponding catelogue number 1547 tag on the backside of the specimen.

Mimetite

Formula
Pb5(AsO4)3Cl 
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Reniform, Globular, Prismatic 
Cleavage
Imperfect, None, None 
Luster
Adamantine - Resinous 
Color
white, yellow, orange, brown, red 
Streak
white 
Class
Hexagonal - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
3.5-4 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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