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Mimetite

#50921

Mimetite

#50921
Availability
Sold
Size
9 x 7.5 x 3.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Pb5(AsO4)3Cl (RRUFF)
Locality
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Tagged
arsenate

Arsenates are my nemesis, the colors with digital cameras seem to wash out. So on this specimen the first photo is a good representative of the true color. The balls of Mimetite are to 4mm and smaller. 

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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