Beudantite

Beudantite


Composition: PbFe3+3(As0.5S0.5O4)2(OH)6
Crystal System : Trigonal
Lustre : Vitreous, sub-vitreous, resinous
Hardness : 3.5-4.5
Specific Gravity : 4.48
References: Gebhard (1999)

Occurrence

  • Supergene
  • 1st Oxidation Zone
  • 2nd Oxidation Zone

Notable Finds

A small vug in the second oxidation zone, discovered in the early 1980s, contained crystals of beudantite (to 5 mm) on lepidocrocite (Gebhard, 1999).