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Cerussite

£750   €850  $979 approx.  

This specimen is priced in pounds sterling, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC985

A very rich specimen of 'Jack Straw' Cerussite from a very seldom seen location at the Stanhopeburn Mine, Weardale. The Cerussite forms a dense interlocking mass of rod-like prismatic crystals to 3.4cm long, and are typically striated along their length. The colour is white with a silky luster. A small amount of Mn-Fe oxide adheres to the 'bottom' of the specimen. A very fine rich example of Cerussite from the Stanhopeburn Mine that has been worked on and off between 1830 (for Lead) and 1980, in the last working for Fluorite.

Details

Dimensions
7.8 × 5.0 × 5.0 cm
Categories
Locality
Stanhopeburn Mine, Weardale, Co Durham, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cerussite

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