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Bayldonite

Arsenate mineral

Bayldonite (BAIL-done-ite) is a rare secondary mineral with the chemical formula PbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2. It was first discovered in Penberthy Croft Mine , Cornwall It is named after its discoverer, John Bayldon (1837(8) – 1872)., Namibia. It is sometimes used as a gemstone

Identification

Color of mineral

Green

Luster ( interacts light )

Resinous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Monoclinic