Hematophanite

hematophanite

plumboferrite

jacobsite

cuprite

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Formula: Pb4Fe3+3O8(Cl,OH)
Multiple oxide
Specific gravity: 7.7
Hardness: 2 to 3
Streak: Yellow-red
Colour: Deep red-brown
Solubility: Readily soluble in dilute hydrochloric or nitric acid
Environments

Metamorphic environments

Localities

At the type locality, the Jakobsberg mine, Jakobsberg ore field, Nordmark District, Filipstad, Värmland County, Sweden, hematophanite occurs in a metamorphosed banded iron-manganese ore deposit in dolostone (Webmin). Associated minerals include plumboferrite, jacobsite, andradite, copper, cuprite, cerussite and calcite (HOM, Dana).

At the Kombat Mine, Kombat, Grootfontein, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia, hematophanite is associated with copper, jacobsite, hematite and damaraite (HOM).

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