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Crystal habit of Bindheimite Bindheimite

Name   Bindheimite
Chemistry   Pb2Sb2O6(O,OH)
Hardness   4 - 4.5
Lustre   vitreous
Colour   yellow, greenish yellow, red-brown, white
Streak   light greenish brown 
Density [g/cm3]   4.6 - 7.3
Crystal habit   isometric, crystals octahedron, rarely
Cleavage, Fracture    
other characteristics and occurrences   often earthy aggregates or crusts, alteration product of lead-antimony sulfides such as jamesonit (Pb4FeSb6S14) or boulangerite (Pb5Sb4S11)

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