Wulfenite with Plattnerite

Wulfenite
Lead Molybdate, PbMoO4

Wulfenite is an uncommon mineral generally considered to be of secondary origin. This mineral forms as crystal aggregates of various colors and is associated with a large number of base metals and other minerals.

Plattnerite
Lead Oxide, PbO2

Plattnerite is an uncommon mineral found in the oxidized zone of lead deposits. It is formed under extreme conditions of oxidation. Plattnerite is associated with other lead oxides, cerussite, smithsonite, pyromorphite, wulfenite and other oxidized minerals.


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