Massicot


Composition: PbO
Crystal System : Orthorhombic
Colours: Yellow, reddish-yellow
Lustre : Oily, earthy, dull
Hardness : 2
Specific Gravity : 9.64
References: Gebhard (1999)

Occurrence

  • Supergene
  • 1st Oxidation Zone
  • 3rd Oxidation Zone

Notable Finds

In the third oxidation zone as sparse yellow coatings on hydrocerussite in the so-called "Lead Pocket", on 43 Level (Gebhard, 1999).