• Galena Pseudomorph After Pyromorphite
  • Galena Pseudomorph After Pyromorphite
  • Galena Pseudomorph After Pyromorphite
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Galena Pseudomorph After Pyromorphite

ID: CC3535

A classic Pseudomorph of Galena after Pyromorphite from the Kautenbach Mine, Hunsruck, Germany. Crystals of tabular hexagonal Pyromorphite measuring to 1cm, have been mostly replaced by lead-grey metallic Galena. On a matrix of Vein Quartz with Goethite. The replacement of secondary Pyromorphite by supergene Galena is only known from a few locations.

Details

Dimensions
4.0 × 3.7 × 3.3 cm
Categories
Classic Minerals
Locality
Kautenbach Mine, Bernkastel-Kues, Hunsruck Mts, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Galena

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