• Paralaurionite with Diaboleite and Leadhillite
  • Paralaurionite with Diaboleite and Leadhillite
  • Paralaurionite with Diaboleite and Leadhillite
  • Paralaurionite with Diaboleite and Leadhillite
  • Paralaurionite with Diaboleite and Leadhillite
  • Paralaurionite with Diaboleite and Leadhillite
  • Paralaurionite with Diaboleite and Leadhillite
Rare Minerals

Paralaurionite with Diaboleite and Leadhillite

$5,000.00   €4,199  £3,790.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC8080
A fantastic large miniature/small cabinet specimen of almost solid crystalline Paralaurionite and Diaboleite with a smattering of Leadhillite crystals, from Collins vein in the Mammoth-Saint Anthony mine at Tiger, Arizona, USA.  This world-famous Au-Cu-Mo-Pb mine is renowned for its rare suite of lead minerals and this specimen is essentially composed of a mass of crystalline white to pale lemon-yellow Paralaurionite (lead oxychloride) with an incredibly rich coverage of vivid azure and deep powder-blue Diaboleite (a hydrated copper lead chloride hydroxide).  Both species form granular crystalline masses and micro-crystals all over the specimen.  Leadhillite (lead sulphate carbonate hydroxide) forms pale greenish-blue micro-granular crystals to about 5 mm, principally on what would be termed the base of the specimen.  A stunningly rich combination of some very rare lead minerals.  

Details

Dimensions
6.6 × 6.0 × 3.2 cm
Categories
Rare Minerals
Locality
Collins vein, Mammoth-Saint Anthony Mine, Tiger, Mammoth District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Paralaurionite, Diaboleite, Leadhillite

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