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Mineral Specimen No. 75727:
Cerussite and Quartz on Galena for sale from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania.

This mineral specimen of Cerussite and Quartz on Galena from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral for sale No. 75727:

Mineral Species: Cerussite and Quartz on Galena.
Location of mineral deposit: Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania.
Description: Historic specimen ca. 1890 of lustrous colorless transparent bladed cerussite crystals to 10 mm on gray-metallic galena. The edge of the cavity is rimmed with translucent gray quartz crystals to 9 mm. The cerussite crystals fluoresce yellow under LW UV. Though the crystals are clean and in good condition, a few show damage upon close inspection, but they are minor compared to the relative size of the specimen. From my private collection; ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #763; originally acquired in 1998 from Lawrence H. Conklin (1933-2016).
Overall size of mineral specimen: 13x6x4 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 1-10 mm
Price: $1500 net (plus shipping).

Mineral Cerussite and Quartz on Galena for sale from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Detail view of mineral Cerussite and Quartz on Galena for sale from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Detail view of mineral Cerussite and Quartz on Galena for sale from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Detail view of mineral Cerussite and Quartz on Galena for sale from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Detail view of mineral Cerussite and Quartz on Galena for sale from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Detail view of mineral Cerussite and Quartz on Galena for sale from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Detail view of mineral Cerussite and Quartz on Galena for sale from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Detail view of mineral Cerussite and Quartz on Galena for sale from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Detail view of mineral Cerussite and Quartz on Galena for sale from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Detail view of mineral Cerussite and Quartz on Galena for sale from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Detail view of mineral Cerussite and Quartz on Galena for sale from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Detail view of mineral Cerussite and Quartz on Galena for sale from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Detail view of mineral Cerussite and Quartz on Galena for sale from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

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Fluorescent illuminated mineral Cerussite and Quartz on Galena for sale from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

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