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Penfieldite Pb2Cl3(OH) with Boleite from Sierra Gorda District, Antofagasta, Chile

 
Penfieldite Pb2Cl3(OH) with Boleite from Sierra Gorda District, Antofagasta, Chile

Penfieldite Pb2Cl3(OH) with Boleite from Sierra Gorda District, Antofagasta, Chile

Penfieldite Pb2Cl3(OH) with Boleite from Sierra Gorda District, Antofagasta, Chile

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Penfieldite Pb2Cl3(OH) with Boleite from Sierra Gorda District, Antofagasta, Chile

DESCRIPTION:No. 40786
Mineral:Penfieldite Pb2Cl3(OH) with Boleite
Locality:Sierra Gorda District, Antofagasta, Chile
Description:Superbly crystallized rare penfieldite crystals on matrix with blue boleite. One of the best found. The penfieldite is colorless, six-sided, long tapering crystals, with minute striations. The penfieldite fluoresces yellow under UV illumination. Collected August 2001
Overall Size:35x21x15 mm
Crystals:0.2-1.2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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