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Schieffelinite from
Joe Mine (Joe shaft), Cochise County, Arizona, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Schieffelinite
Formula:Pb10Te66+O20(OH)14(SO4)(H2O)5
Comments:Occurs as clusters of intergrown scales in a shattered quartz vein.
Habit:Individual crystals to 1 mm
Colour:Colorless, milk-white
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References
References:Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 364; Williams, S.A. (1980a), Schieffelinite, a new lead tellurate-sulfate from Tombstone, AZ, Mineralogical Magazine: 43: 771-773; Rocks & Min.:57:16.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Schieffelinite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Joe Mine (Joe shaft), Cochise County, Arizona, USA
 
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