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Cerussite over Quartz from Sunshine #5 Adit, Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

 
Cerussite over Quartz from Sunshine #5 Adit, Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

Cerussite over Quartz from Sunshine #5 Adit, Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 11951
Mineral:Cerussite over Quartz
Locality:Sunshine #5 Adit, Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico
Description:Excellent specimen of milky quartz crystals up to 4 mm covering front and back of plate. The quartz is overgrown with sparkling cerussite micro crystals (amazing under magnification) with one large 15 mm cerussite on the back.
Overall Size:8x5x4 cm
Crystals:micro to 15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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