• Galena Pseudomorph After Pyromorphite
  • Galena Pseudomorph After Pyromorphite
  • Galena Pseudomorph After Pyromorphite
  • Galena Pseudomorph After Pyromorphite
  • Galena Pseudomorph After Pyromorphite
  • Galena Pseudomorph After Pyromorphite
  • Galena Pseudomorph After Pyromorphite
Exceptional Specimens

Galena Pseudomorph After Pyromorphite

$14,000.00   €11,638  £10,050.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC7583
A choice cabinet specimen of Galena partly pseudomorphing blocky-tabular hexagonal Pyromorphite crystals, each typically 11 mm across by 3 mm thick. An outer alteration rim of Galena, to about 1 mm thick, reveals an inner core of unaltered light clove-brown Pyromorphite.  Stacks of sharp, gunmetal pseudomorphed crystals form an aesthetic domed specimen on a matrix of naturally etched quartz. From the famous Kautenbach Mine in Germany. Imperfection around the edge of the specimen reveals the unaltered Pyromorphite. 

Details

Dimensions
8.6 × 6.0 × 5.8 cm
Categories
Classic Minerals, Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates, Exceptional Specimens
Locality
Kautenbach Mine, Kautenbach, Traben-Trarbach, Hunsr├╝ck, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Galena, Pyromorphite

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