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1 item @ $40.00  

Pyromorphite

#63733

Pyromorphite

#63733
Availability
Available
Price
$350.00
Size
5.5 x 5.5 x 5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Pb5(PO4)3Cl (RRUFF)
Locality
Ivanhoe mine, Tennant Creek, Northern Territory, Australia
Tagged
phosphate

Excellent greenish yellow Pyromorphite crystals to 7mm on Hematite matrix. Hard-to-obtain 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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