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Pyromorphite on Cerussite-Anglesite from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

 
Pyromorphite on Cerussite-Anglesite from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Pyromorphite on Cerussite-Anglesite from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Pyromorphite on Cerussite-Anglesite from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 27864
Mineral:Pyromorphite on Cerussite-Anglesite
Locality:Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Description:Heavy specimen of altered galena matrix that is largely altered to white anglesite-cerussite. One face is overgrown with olive-green pyromorphite crystals. Looks beautiful under magnification. The bottom has several red-brown sphalerite crystals (rare). Ex. L. and B. Schmitt
Overall Size:9x6x2.5 cm
Crystals:0.5-1.0 mm
Status: For reference only
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