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Pyromorphite

#52430

Pyromorphite

#52430
Availability
Available
Price
$85.00
Size
6.5 x 6 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Pb5(PO4)3Cl (RRUFF)
Locality
Barstows Trench, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England
Tagged
phosphate

Green yellow crystals of prismatic and hexagonal Pyromorphite to 3mm. Fairly good specimen from this classic English locality.

Pyromorphite

Formula
Pb5(PO4)3Cl 
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Crystals short to long prismatic, acicular, often hoppered terminations, rarely tabular to equant; radiating to branching groups, tapering to a point. Commonly rounded, globular, reniform, botryoidal. 
Cleavage
On {1011}, interrupted 
Luster
Resinous to subadamantine 
Color
Dark grass-green, green, yellow, yellow-orange, reddish orange, yellow-brown, brown, tan, grayish, may be colorless 
Streak
White 
Geological Setting
A secondary mineral in the oxidized zone of lead deposits 
Class
Hexagonal, 6/m - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Uneven to subconchoidal 
Hardness
3.5–4 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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