Pyromorphite – Calcium Rich Variety from the Daoping Mine



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This pyromorphite is from the Daoping Mine in Congcheng Co., Guilan Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China. This is a lead-zinc deposit containing 13 different mineral species including pyromorphite. It is a lead phosphate that contains the elements Pb, P, O, and Cl. This specimen consists of a quartz crystal, geode-type, formation whose white quartz crystals host prismatic pyromorphite crystals. The crystals have a bright yellow color because they are calcium rich.They have hexagonal habits. This piece measures 2 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 2 inches or 57 x 38 x 50 mm as displayed in photo 1.

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Weight7 oz

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