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 Nova Scotia Minerals: Pyromorphitespacer

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PYROMORPHITE

Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Lead Chlorophosphate


Dunbrack Pb, Cu, Zn, Ag Mine, Halifax County
UTM (NAD27)
Zone 20
 Northing 4962571
 Easting 484916
Details:
 The Dunbrack Pb, Cu, Zn, Ag Mine (really only a development prospect by modern mining standards) consists of two shafts found a few kilometers north of the village of Musquodoboit Harbour, Halifax County.
References:
 NSMOD #D14-009
Further Info:
 extensive information & references available in the Mineral Database
Other Minerals:
 galena, tridymite, tourmaline, fluorite, azurite, pyrrhotite, cerussite, ilmenite, djurleite, digenite, chalcopyrite, sphalerite, pyrite, bornite, chalcocite malachite, meneghinite




 

 Cleavage: absent

 Colour: typically green, but can also be yellow, orange and brown

 Fracture: uneven

 Hardness: 3.5 - 4

 Luster: resinous to adamantine

 Streak: off white

 Possible Useage: minor ore of lead, mineral specimen

 More Info: Mineral Gallery, Mineralogy Database

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