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Barstowite

Halide mineral

Barstowite, formula Pb4•H2O, is a transparent to white mineral in the monoclinic It has a Mohs hardness and an adamantine lustre

The type locality for Barstowite is Bounds Cliff, St Endellion in the United Kingdom It is named after Richard W. Barstow (1947–1982), a Cornish mineral collector.

Identification

Color of mineral

White

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

3

The streak

White

Luster ( interacts light )

Adamantine

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Monoclinic