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Crocoite definition, a yellow, orange, or red mineral, lead chromate, PbCrO 4 , formed by replacement. See more.

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Crocoite PbCrO4
Crocoite. PbCrO4 c 2001-2005 Mineral Data Publishing, version 1. Crystal Data: Monoclinic.
Major Crocoite Discoveries - The Mineralogical Record
In August 2012 an extraordinary watercourse pocket of crocoite crystals was discovered at the famous Adelaide mine near Zeehan,. Tasmania—the most recent ...
Crocoite - a new addition to NMNH
Rocks ∙ Meteorites ∙ Gems ∙ Volcanoes ∙ Minerals |. In this Issue. • Red Lead mine crocoite; a new addition to the Mineral Collection.
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Key Words: gibbsite, crocoite, Raman spectra, Dundas, Tasmania. INTRODUCTION. Crocoite (PbCrO 4) was first described from silver-lead mines.

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The Rock Show: Museum Rocks delights rockhounds
McLoughlin brought a variety of Tasmanian gems and stones that Las Crucens had never seen, including stichtite in serpentine — sometimes called Atlantasite — from Dundas, Tasmania. He also brought a selection of crocoite crystals from the same region.
Crocoite mining in Tasmania a wild west adventure
Bruce Stark has spent a couple of decades infatuated with the 'buried treasure' that crocoite represents to a career and lifestyle miner. He now works the Adelaide Mine, once the domain of the man who was known to precious rock and crystal collectors ...
'Recent Acquisitions' on view at University's Mineralogical Museum
Second is a rare red orange crocoite specimen from the Adelaide Mine in Tasmania. Crocoite is lead chromate; the high lead content gives crocoite its bright luster.
Stichtite supports life in ghost town of Dundas and might even prove life on Mars
They worked as employees and contractors for most of the major mines on the west coast before taking on their own hobby leases at Dundas. Their ventures have included the Stichtite Hill stichtite and serpentine quarry and underground crocoite mines.
This Week in Google News Alerts: 'Ghost Town'
The rare minerals stichtite and crocoite can be found in western Tasmania's abandoned ghost town, Dundas. Scientists have traveled to Dundas to study the stichtite, which may help determine whether life ever existed on Mars.

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Crocoite - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Crocoite is a mineral consisting of lead chromate, PbCrO4, and crystallizing in the monoclinic crystal system. It is identical in composition with the artificial ...
Crocoite: Crocoite mineral information and data. -
Crocoite is commonly found as crystals, usually as long prismatic crystals and more rarely as equant crystals, but are most often poorly terminated, and are ...
Crocoite: The red lead mineral Crocoite information and pictures
With its beautiful deep orange-red color, Crocoite is a mineral that fascinates collectors. It was first found in Russia and later in other European localities, but only ...
Crocoite Mineral Data
Synonym: Bellite - a mixture of quartz, mimetite and crocoite, or simply Cr-bearing mimetite ... Click Here for Larger Crocoite Image in a New Browser Window ...
Crocoite, Want To Bring Vitality And Passion Into Your Life?
Crocoite energizes you, and infuses vitality and zest into your life. It acts like a tonic to create sparkle, loving relations and passion. Brings love, creativity and ...

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