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Late-Hellenistic shipwreck, Mahdia, Mahdia Governorate, Tunisia

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude: 34° North , 9° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~433km
Other regions containing this locality:Sahara Desert, North Africa

Barstowite grown on lead objects in a Late-Hellenistic shipwreck.

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8 valid minerals.

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Kutzke, H., Barbier, B., Becker, P., and Eggert, G. (1995) Korrosionsprodukte auf den Bleifunden des Schiffswracks von Mahdia. In: Hauptmann, A., Rehren, T., Yalçin, Ü.: Archaeometrie und Denkmalpflege - Kurzberichte, Bochum, 1995, 165.
Kutzke, H., Barbier, B., Becker, P., Eggert, G., and Klapper, H. (1996) Die Struktur des Barstowits, 3PbCl2.PbCO3.H2O - bestimmt an einem Kristall aus einem Schiffswrack aus römischer Zeit. Zeitschrift für Kristallografie, Suppl. 11, 111.
Kutzke, H., Barbier, B., Becker, P., and Eggert, G. (1997) Barstowite as a corrosion product on a lead object from the Mahdia shipwreck. Studies in Conservation 42, 176-180.
Kutzke, H., Klapper, H., Merlino, S., Pasero, M., Perchiazzi, N., and Eggert, G. (2000) The crystal structure of barstowite, Pb4Cl6(CO3)•H2O, determined on crystals from Etruscan slags and from a Late-Hellenistic shipwreck. Zeitschrift für Kristallografie, 215, 110-113.

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