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Laurionite

Halide mineral

Laurionite (PbCl(OH)) is a lead. It forms colorless to white crystals in the orthorhombic crystal system and is dimorphous, both members of the matlockite

It was first described in 1887 for an occurrence in the Laurium District, Attica product in lead ore deposits, and is also produced on lead-bearing slag by reaction with saline solutions. It occurs associated with paralaurionite, penfieldite , phosgenite and anglesite

Identification

Color of mineral

White

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

3

Density ( specific gravity )

2.077
2.116
2.158

Luster ( interacts light )

Adamantine
Pearly

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Orthorhombic