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Pyromorphite

#WR53652

Pyromorphite

#WR53652
Availability
Available
Price
$65.00
Size
5 x 4 x 3.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Pb5(PO4)3Cl (RRUFF)
Locality
Pfingstwiese mine, Bad Ems, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Tagged
phosphate

Dark green large prismatic crystals to 1cm. It's well worn specimen and obviously far from pristine. This is a locality specimen, one of which you will not see on the market.

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.

Collection
Willard L. Roberts Collection

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