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Phosgenite from Monteponi, Sardinia, Italy

 
Phosgenite from Monteponi, Sardinia, Italy

Phosgenite from Monteponi, Sardinia, Italy

Phosgenite from Monteponi, Sardinia, Italy

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Phosgenite from Monteponi, Sardinia, Italy

DESCRIPTION:No. 20566
Mineral:Phosgenite
Locality:Monteponi, Sardinia, Italy
Description:Heavy galena matrix with colorless crystals of phosgenite lining a shallow cavity. The phosgenite fluoresces under UV illumination. Purchased from Ward's in 1910. Linck wrote in Anglesite as the mineral - however Gage was a better mineralogist. Ex. Robert C. Linck (1905-1970); Ex.Robert B. Gage (1875-1946)
Overall Size:4x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:5-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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