• Galena with Cerussite
  • Galena with Cerussite
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides

Galena with Cerussite

$200.00   €181  £150.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC17228
This sizable and hefty 8 x 7 x 2.7 cm lustrous block of Galena is from the famous Millclose mine in Darley Dale, Derbyshire, a locality just north west of the town of Matlock. In its heyday this was an enormous mine by Derbyshire standards and although the extensive dumps have been essentially barren for many decades, over the years many fine specimens have been produced. This good example shows a cleaved block of bright metallic, silver Galena, all of whose outer narrow edges are encrusted with small, colourless Cerussite crystals. This specimen was in the personal collection of Richard W. Barstow and comes with his white label, plus the previous collector’s label.

Details

Dimensions
7.2 × 7.8 × 2.7 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Latest Additions, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Millclose Mine, South Darley, Matlock, Derbyshire, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cerussite, Galena

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