|Catalog Number||NMNH 171200-00|
|Locality||Bunker Hill Mine, Idaho, United States|
Pyromorphite is mined as an ore of lead and prized by collectors for its colorful crystals. It is a lead chlorophosphate and typically occurs as prismatic to acicular crystals. Pyromorphite forms in vivid shades of green, yellow, orange, brown and even colorless with a resinous luster. The crystals form interesting aggregates and have been found in many localities including France, Germany, England, Australia, China and the United States.
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