Mimetite is a minor ore of lead and a popular mineral among collectors.
Mimetite, also known as mimetene and mimetesite, is a red, yellow, or brown mineral of the apatite group, commonly containing calcium or phosphate. Mimetite is a minor ore of lead and a popular mineral among collectors. The crystal system of mimetite is hexagonal and does not form well shaped crystals. Some notable occurrences are mines of Germany, Czech Republic, Mexico, England and Arizona.
Citation of a publication:
Canadian Mineralogist. 29 (1991)
p 369-376.Dai,Y.S. ;Hughes,J.M. Moore,P.B.
Obtained from the Inorganic Crystal Structure Database
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