• Cerussite ps. after Anglesite with Coronadite
  • Cerussite ps. after Anglesite with Coronadite
Oxides and Hydroxides

Cerussite ps. after Anglesite with Coronadite

$950.00   €801  £690.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC12921
This large cabinet size Cerussite pseudomorphing after Anglesite and coated with Coronadite is a Broken Hill classic.  Such specimens need little introduction and are instantly recognisable as from this famous mining town in the far west of New South Wales in Australia. Covering a sooty black matrix of mixed Coronadite and manganese oxides, a few hundred sharp pseudomorphs of Cerussite after Anglesite crystals adorn the surface.  The majority measure up to about 6 mm although several large pseudomorphs sit atop of the specimen, of up to 1.8 cm across.  Where a few of the pseudomorphs are split open along the sides of the specimen, the glassy grey Cerussite interior is visible beneath the outer coating of semi-lustrous jet-black Coronadite.  A superb specimen from the famous Broken Hill mining district.

Details

Dimensions
9.9 × 11.5 × 5.8 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Oxides and Hydroxides, Pseudomorphs
Locality
Broken Hill, Yancowinna Co, New South Wales, Australia, Oceania

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cerussite, Coronadite

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