Mimetite Photos         
Cochise College               
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Roger Weller, geology instructor

wellerr@cochise.edu    copyright 2010-R.Weller


Mimetite is  lead chloroarsenate.  It commonly forms bubbly (botryoidal)
encrustations and ranges in color from yellow top orange to brown.  Mimetite is
a rare secondary mineral that occurs in oxidized rocks above lead deposits.

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Just credit photo to R.Weller/Cochise College.