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Unnamed (Cu-Pb Silicate ?)

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About Unnamed (Cu-Pb Silicate ?)Hide

Pb, Cu, Si, O ?
light to royal blue
Has been found at locations in mid-Wales, and the Leadhills area of Scotland.
As feathery plume-like to lath-like micro-crystals.

Physical Properties of Unnamed (Cu-Pb Silicate ?)Hide

light to royal blue

Chemical Properties of Unnamed (Cu-Pb Silicate ?)Hide

Pb, Cu, Si, O ?

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
Natural History London X-ray file pattern number 6897F and 7106F.Å(
Natural History London X-ray file pattern number 6897F and 7106F.

EDS was undertaken at Unilever Plc
Manchester by the late prof Mike Rothwell.

At the moment the unknown is under investigation.

All the above data would indicate a new species.

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
3 photos of Unnamed (Cu-Pb Silicate ?) associated with CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
3 photos of Unnamed (Cu-Pb Silicate ?) associated with MattheddleitePb5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5(Cl,OH)
1 photo of Unnamed (Cu-Pb Silicate ?) associated with BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6

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.

Internet Links for Unnamed (Cu-Pb Silicate ?)Hide

Localities for Unnamed (Cu-Pb Silicate ?)Hide

This map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - 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.
  • Scotland
    • South Lanarkshire
      • Leadhills
S Rust collection, Natural History Museum London
        • Wanlock Dod
S Rust Collection
  • Wales
    • Ceredigion
      • Ceulanymaesmawr
        • Talybont
          • Nant-y-Moch Reservoir area
S Rust Collection, Nat Hist Museum London
      • Trefeirig
        • Pen-bont Rhydybeddau
S. Rust collection
S Rust collection xrd and some element defind
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