linarite


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linarite

[′lī·nə‚rīt]
(mineralogy)
PbCu(SO4)(OH)2 A deep-blue mineral composed of basic lead copper sulfate and occurring as monoclinic crystals.
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These, first briefly described by Knopf (1914), included linarite, caledonite, anglesite, wulfenite, hemimorphite and cerussite.
The team used linarite, PbCuSO4(OH)2, a naturally occurring mineral that closely resembles lithium copper vanadate LiCuVO3, a previously identified promising candidate for the spin nematic.
In 1843 he sold several fine self-collected Caldbeck Fells mineral specimens to the British Museum, one of which is present in the Greenbank collection: linarite LG-230.
Intense oxidation resulted in a remarkable assemblage of supergene lead and copper sulfates including fine specimens of linarite, caledonite and leadhillite.
The receipt of a box of his minerals was acknowledged by Wright in May: he was "very much pleased with many of them." Wright's return box was dispatched in June and contained 110 specimens, including many supergene lead and copper minerals (pyromorphite, mimetite, linarite, caledonite, cerussite, etc.), barite, witherite, fluorite, and the Cornish rarity, fluellite.
The new hemimorphite, calcite and linarite all come from the Galeh Zari mine.
During the hotel show period, word came that two California field collectors, Keith Wentz and Seth Dilles, had just struck superlative specimens of linarite and caledonite in quartz veins in a weathered gray schist near or in the old Reward mine in southern California, not too far from the old Blue Bell mine near Baker, where nice specimens of these two rare and colorful Pb-Cu sulfates were collected in the early to mid-1970's.
His project at the Grand Reef mine was difficult and frustrating because of the tenacious hardness of the rock enclosing pockets of brittle linarite crystals.
Bandy (1944) described crusts of caledonite and linarite near Level 355 of the Salvadora shaft.
Associated minerals are: goethite, hematite, quartz, linarite, malachite, azurite, cuprian smithsonite, cerussite and hoganite.
Associated minerals are: anglesite, brochantite, langite, linarite and schultenite.
This collection contained rarities including linarite, diaboleite and caledonite as well as wulfenite, azurite, malachite after azurite, cerussite and more.