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1 item @ $40.00  

Pyromorphite

#BAC63141

Pyromorphite

#BAC63141
Availability
Available
Price
$20.00
Size
2.5 x 2 x 0.6 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Pb5(PO4)3Cl (RRUFF)
Locality
Wheatley mine, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, United States
Tagged
phosphate

Sparkly green, rice-shaped Pyromorphite crystals to 1mm.

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
William & Anne Cook Collection

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