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Ca-bearing Pyromorphite

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About Ca-bearing PyromorphiteHide

Formula:
(Pb,Ca)5(PO4)3Cl
A variety of Pyromorphite

A "calcium-bearing variety of pyromorphite", although samples from several occurrences are now known to be in fact the species phosphohedyphane.


Chemical Properties of Ca-bearing PyromorphiteHide

Formula:
(Pb,Ca)5(PO4)3Cl

Synonyms of Ca-bearing PyromorphiteHide

Other Language Names for Ca-bearing PyromorphiteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Pyromorphite5 photos of Ca-bearing Pyromorphite associated with Pyromorphite on mindat.org.
Phosphohedyphane3 photos of Ca-bearing Pyromorphite associated with Phosphohedyphane on mindat.org.
Vanadinite1 photo of Ca-bearing Pyromorphite associated with Vanadinite on mindat.org.
Kidwellite1 photo of Ca-bearing Pyromorphite associated with Kidwellite on mindat.org.

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 Ca-bearing PyromorphiteHide

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Breithaupt, A. (1832) Vollständige Characteristik etc., 2nd. Edition: 54 (as Polysphaerit).
Breithaupt, A. (1841) Vollständige Handbuch der Mineralogie, Vol. 2: 285 (as Miesit).

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Localities for Ca-bearing PyromorphiteHide

ⓘ - 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.
Australia
 
  • South Australia
    • Flinders Ranges
      • North Flinders Ranges
        • Blinman
Czech Republic
 
  • Plzeň Region
Habermann, V.: Stříbrské miesity. Minerál, 2001, roč. 9, č. 5, s. 361-363.
France
 
  • Occitanie
    • Gard
      • Alzon
J.-P. Bourgarel collection. EDS by the Jean Wyart association
Germany
 
  • Saxony
    • Mittelsachsen
Lapis 11(7/8), 13-60 (1986)
UK
 
  • Scotland
    • Dumfries and Galloway
      • Wanlockhead
        • Wanlock Dod-Whytes Cleuch
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