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Nussièrite

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Formula:
Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Colour:
Brown to yellowish gray, nearly white
Name:
After the locality at Nuizière (Nuissière Mine), Chenelette, Beaujeu, Rhône, Rhône-Alpes, France.
A variety of Pyromorphite

A local designation for pyromorphite containing minor arsenate.
Originally described from Nuizière (Nuissière Mine), Chenelette, Beaujeu, Rhône, Rhône-Alpes, France.



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Physical Properties of NussièriteHide

Colour:
Brown to yellowish gray, nearly white

Chemical Properties of NussièriteHide

Formula:
Pb5(PO4)3Cl

Other Language Names for NussièriteHide

German:Nussierit
Spanish:Nussierita

Other InformationHide

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for NussièriteHide

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Danhauser, Barruel (1836) Annales de chimie et de physique, Paris: 62: 217.
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 889.
American Mineralogist (2006): 91: 1909-1917.

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Localities for NussièriteHide

ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
France
 
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Rhône
      • Chenelette
Am.Min. 91, 1909-1917(2006)
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