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name = Barstowite
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formula = Pb4 [Cl6|CO3] •H2O
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color = White to transparent
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system = monoclinic
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mohs = 3
luster = Adamantine
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Barstowite, formula Pb4 [Cl6|CO3] •H2O , is a transparent to white mineral in the monoclinic system. [ Barstowite at mineralogical website] ] It has a Mohs hardness of 3, a white streak and an adamantine lustre.

The type locality for Barstowite is Bounds Cliff, St Endellion, Cornwall in the United Kingdom. It is named after Richard W. Barstow a Cornish mineral collector. [ [ Mineralogical Record article on Richard Barstow] ]


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