nadorite

nadorite

[′nad·ə‚rīt]
(mineralogy)
PbSbO2Cl A smoky brown or brownish-yellow to yellow, orthorhombic mineral consisting of an oxychloride of lead and antimony.
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Watch for more showy hematite specimens from this locality, and try not to confuse the place with Djebel Nador, Algeria (the type locality for nadorite, by the way).
Relationship to other species: It is a Pb-sheet mineral similar to nadorite, PbSb[O.sub.2]Cl, mereheadite, [Pb.sub.2]O(OH)Cl, and thorikosite, ([Pb.sub.3][Sb.sub.0.6][As.sub.0.4])[O.sub.2](OH)[C1.sub.2].
Philolithite is mineralogically and genetically related to the lead oxychloride "family," which at Langban presently comprises blixite, ekdemite, freedite, heliophyllite, mendipite, nadorite, petite, sahlinite, and sundiusite.