• Pyromorphite with Cerussite
  • Pyromorphite with Cerussite
  • Pyromorphite with Cerussite
  • Pyromorphite with Cerussite
  • Pyromorphite with Cerussite
Carbonates

Pyromorphite with Cerussite

$3,750.00   €3,304  £2,870.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC14171
This 9 x 7 cm plate of zesty, bright lemon-yellow Pyromorphite crystals and acicular Cerussite crystals is equally displayable from either side, providing a delightful dilemma for the next owner!  From the MMM mine at Broken Hill in Australia, what is “officially” the display surface, acicular glassy-white Cerussite crystals to about 1.6 cm are aesthetically scattered between lemon Pyromorphite crystals to 4 mm long in the habit of regular hexagons with pinacoid terminations. The underlying matrix is sooty black Coronadite, or some similar manganese mixture, entirely covered in transparent micro-crystals of Pyromorphite which give a sparkling black contrasting background. The reverse side of this specimen has little Cerussite but a much greater coverage of Pyromorphite.  A fabulous Pyromorphite with Cerussite from Broken Hill.

Details

Dimensions
9.6 × 7.3 × 3.1 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Locality
MMM Mine, Broken Hill, Yancowinna Co, New South Wales, Australia, Oceania

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cerussite, Pyromorphite

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