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Mineral Specimen #6637    Mimetite on Plumbogummite Partially Pseudomorph after Pyromorphite

Dry Gill Mine, Caldbeck Fells, Allerdale, Cumbria, England

4.4 x 3 x 2.9 cm
1.7 x 1.2 x 1.1 in

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Ex. J. George Wilson

PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6


Although the label with this specimen seems to imply the Plumbogummite is the predominate species, Plumogummite from this location is found in shades of blue. It seems highly likely, the Plumbogummite is present as small amounts og light blue material which has altered from green colored Pyromorphite for which it is well known to do do from this and other locations.

Condition: Very Good

Flaws: Nothing Appreciable

This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Europe | Arsenates | Phosphates | Rare Minerals | Pseudomorphs | Minerals Priced Between 25 and 49 Dollars