• Anglesite with Galena
  • Anglesite with Galena
  • Anglesite with Galena
Sulphates, Nitrates and Borates

Anglesite with Galena

$750.00   €641  £540.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC12790
This specimen would certainly not win any prizes in the beauty stakes but is a mouth-watering delight for the connoisseur of classic British minerals and mining history. Two thickly crystallised areas of translucent greyish-cream Anglesite sit on the side of a somewhat hackly matrix of granular Galena with a sooty grey patina. The specimen is from the Wanlockhead mining district in southern Scotland, then in the county of Dumfriesshire, but now Dumfries and Galloway. Such specimens from the Wanlockhead-Leadhills ore field are seldomly seen, making this a somewhat rare and desirable example to add to any good collection.

Details

Dimensions
8.5 × 6.0 × 4.5 cm
Categories
Sulphates, Nitrates and Borates, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Wanlockhead, Dumfries And Galloway, Scotland, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Anglesite, Galena

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