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Alamosite

Inosilicates

Alamosite (Pb 36) is a colorless silicate mineral named after the place where it was discovered, Álamos. It is a rare secondary mineral occurring in the oxidized zones of lead-rich deposits. For example, the infobox picture shows its association with black leadhillite

Identification

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

4.5

Density ( specific gravity )

1.947
1.961
1.968

Luster ( interacts light )

Adamantine

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Monoclinic