PYROMORPHITE Yangshuo Mine Guilin Prefecture Guangxi Zhuang Auto. Region, China
1.3 x 1.2 x .27 Inches 3.5 x 3 x .7 Centimeters
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A secondary lead mineral found in the oxidised zones of lead deposits. Typically found as green, yellowish, brownish, greyish or white barrel-shaped hexagonal prisms, in clusters or as druses on matrix. The individual crystals are often modified or etched, giving a hopper-like appearance. This lead chloride phosphate forms a complete series with mimetite (lead chloride arsenate), and many specimens are intermediates between the two end-members.
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