• Phosgenite on Baryte and Galena
  • Phosgenite on Baryte and Galena
  • Phosgenite on Baryte and Galena
  • Phosgenite on Baryte and Galena
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Phosgenite on Baryte and Galena

$1,500.00   €1,296  £1,180.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC17714
Two well developed Phosgenite crystals sit in a Baryte-lined vug in a solid Galena matrix from Bage mine, Cromford in Derbyshire, England. The crystals measure approximately 6 x 6 x 5 mm and 9 x 7 x 4 mm; both exhibit bright lustrous faces and are semi-transparent when viewed under low magnification. The edges of both crystals are intergrown with micro-bladed Baryte, proving they are in situ and not glued in, as was often the case with such specimens during the Victorian era.  A very good example of Phosgenite from the famous Bage mine in Derbyshire.

Details

Dimensions
4.7 × 4.0 × 3.8 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Fluorite and Halides
Locality
Bage Mine, Cromford, Matlock, Derbyshire, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Baryte, Galena, Phosgenite

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