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Mexican Mimetite

Mexican Mimetite


Mexican Mimetite


A very rare and large piece for this mineral! Plate crystallized on both sides! Large botroidal crystals in deep colors! The ultimate museum piece!

Deserves its place in the finest collections or showcases.





Provenance: Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Durango, Mexico

Size: 15 cm by 13.5 cm by 3 cm for 636gr

Chemical Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl

Crystal system: Dipyramidal

Hardness Mohs scale: 3.5 - 4



Definition: Mimetite resembles pyromorphite. Possible impurities in mimetite are calcium, chromium, fluorine, phosphorus and vanadium.

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