• Dundasite with Cerussite
  • Dundasite with Cerussite
  • Dundasite with Cerussite
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Dundasite with Cerussite

$200.00   €163  £140.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC13002
A rusty-brown, Limonite-coated Quartz matrix with about half of its top surface encrusted with acicular Cerussite crystals to 8 mm, almost all of which are richly coated in micro-crystals Dundasite. The Dundasite, a rare lead aluminium carbonate, forms micro-acicular druses of snow-white crystals with a silky bright lustre.  This species is well known from Greystone quarry at Lezant, a little to the south-east of Launceston in Cornwall.  Greystone is an operating roadstone quarry, whose operations intersect the old, 19th Century, North Tamar lead mine.

Details

Dimensions
5.2 × 4.0 × 3.2 cm
Categories
Carbonates
Locality
Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall, England, UK, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cerussite, Dundasite

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