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Phosgenite

#PD30398

Phosgenite

#PD30398
Availability
Sold
Size
8 x 7 x 3.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Pb2CO3Cl2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Newporth, Falmouth, Cornwall, England
Tagged
carbonate , lead

A large matrix specimen with tiny 3mm Phosgenite crystal in an open vein filled with clear Quartz crystals.

Phosgenite

Formula
Pb2CO3Cl2 
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Tabular, Massive - Granular 
Cleavage
Good, Good, Indistinct 
Luster
Adamantine 
Color
white, gray, brownish yellow, greenish white, pinkish white 
Streak
white 
Class
Tetragonal - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Sectile 
Hardness
2.5-3 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

ex. Sam Weller

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