Lead
Pb

     Lead is an extremely rare native element at MSH.

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS:

Color is usually black.
Luster is metallic.
Diaphaneity is opaque.
Crystal System is isometric; Fm3m.
Crystal Habits include irregular patches to 5mm.
Cleavage none apparent.
Fracture is malleable.
Hardness is 1.5
Specific Gravity is approximately 11.4 g/cm3.
Streak is lead-gray.
Associated Minerals include aegirine, galena, natrolite, nenadkevichite,
   and sodalite.
Distinguishing Features: Crystal habit, color and luster.
Origin: Known from Antiquity and named from the Anglo-Saxon lead.

CLASSIFICATION:

Dana System
# 1.1.1.4

Strunz Classification
# I/A.05-20

REFERENCES:
MinRec 21:315 (1990), Dana 8:5 (1997)

DISTRIBUTION AND RARITY AT MONT SAINT-HILAIRE:

MSH
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PE
--

AP
--

MX
--

SS
--

MC
--

HF
--

BR
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SX
--

FR
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