Lanarkite

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Lanarkite
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Lanarkite, from Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Scotland UK, the type locality.
General
Category Sulfate minerals
Formula
(repeating unit)
Pb2(SO4)O
Strunz classification 07.BD.40

Lanarkite is a mineral, a form of lead sulfate with formula Pb2(SO4)O. It was originally found at Leadhills in the Scottish county of Lanarkshire, hence the name. It forms white or light green, acicular monoclinic prismatic crystals, usually microscopic in size. It is an oxidation product of galena.

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