• Galena with Cerussite
  • Galena with Cerussite

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.


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

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cerussite, Galena

Related Mineral Specimens

Linarite with Malachite and Cerussite
 Red Gill Mine, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England, Europe
A vuggy gossan matrix partly lined with electric-azure-blue Linarite crystals to 3 mm; acicular and...
Tetrahedrite with Chalcopyrite
 Herodsfoot Mine, Lanreath, Cornwall, England, Europe
A great Tetrahedrite with Chalcopyrite from the world-famous Herodsfoot mine at Lanreath near...
Galena with Sphalerite and Quartz
 Cavnic, Maramures Co, Romania, Europe
A bright and busy, good-size cabinet specimen of intergrown, metallic silver-grey Galena in the...
Quartz with Galena and Tetrahedrite
 Cavnic Mine, Cavnic, Maramures Co, Romania, Europe
A showy cluster of translucent milky Quartz crystals from Cavnic mine in Romania, almost entirely...