• Cerussite on Galena
  • Cerussite on Galena
  • Cerussite on Galena
  • Cerussite on Galena
Gallery

Cerussite on Galena

ID: CC2194

Well formed crystals of Cerussite on Galena from the classic Czech Republic location of Stribro. This type of Cerussite was described in the 1790s from the mines in the area. Eight individual Cerussite crystals, measuring to 2.4cm, form two lines on the display face of the specimen. The chunky crystals have well defined lustrous faces, with smoky to creamy translucent colours. The Cerussite has grown on characteristic intergrown partly creamy-brown Cerussite coated etched cubic crystals of Galena, measuring to 4cm on edge. A band of translucent white vein Quartz with a druse of pyramid terminations is the matrix for the Galena. Scattered crystals of brown Sphalerite are also in association. A classic Cerussite specimen from this old European mining area.

Details

Dimensions
13.3 × 8.0 × 8.5 cm
Categories
Locality
Stribro (Mies), Bohemia, Czech Republic, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cerussite

Related Mineral Specimens

Cerussite on Galena
$750
 Sardinia, Italy, Europe
Lustrous twinned translucent-opaque white crystals of Cerussite measuring to 1cm are developed over...
Cerussite
$15,000
 Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia
A choice classic specimen of Cerussite from the famous Tsumeb Mine, Namibia. The specimen...
NATIVE COPPER with Malachite, Smithsonite and Cerussite
$325
 Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia, Oceania
Arborescent-bushy-like crystal formation of Native Copper abundantly occupies a V-like matrix cavity...
CERUSSITE
$1,200
 Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia
Two large, lustrous, smoky sherry-brown tinted Cerussite crystals dominate this fine specimen from...