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Matlockite

Halide mineral

Matlockite is a rare lead , named after the town of Matlock , England, where it was first discovered in a nearby mine. Matlockite (chemical formula: PbFCl) gives its name to the matlockite group which consists of rare minerals of a similar structure.

Identification

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

2.5

Density ( specific gravity )

2.15
2.04

Luster ( interacts light )

Adamantine
Pearly

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Tetragonal