• Cerussite with Pyromorphite
  • Cerussite with Pyromorphite
  • Cerussite with Pyromorphite
  • Cerussite with Pyromorphite
  • Cerussite with Pyromorphite
  • Cerussite with Pyromorphite
Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates

Cerussite with Pyromorphite

$7,500.00   €6,745  £5,820.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC20168
A highly unusual and quite stunning specimen of lustrous reticulated Cerussite embedded in a matrix of divergent sprays of Pyromorphite from the Broken Hill Proprietary Mine, New South Wales, Australia.  The Cerussite forms beautifully reticulated groups with branching, almost snow-white crystals, some attaining 3.5 cm in length, which contrast perfectly against the almost soot-black Pyromorphite.  Where visible, the Pyromorphite is the typical Broken Hill clove-brown, but most crystals are completely coated with a thin surface layer making the crystals appear sooty-black.  The Pyromorphite forms radiating divergent sprays with crystals to about 8 mm long and many showing shallow hopper pinacoid terminations.  This magnificent specimen is equally showy from either side!

Details

Dimensions
6.3 × 6.2 × 3.5 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Fluorite and Halides, Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Locality
Broken Hill Proprietary Mine, Broken Hill, Yancowinna County, New South Wales, Australia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cerussite, Pyromorphite

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