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Pyromorphite from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville District, Chester County, Pennsylvania

 
Pyromorphite from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville District, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Pyromorphite from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville District, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Pyromorphite from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville District, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Pyromorphite from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville District, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Pyromorphite from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville District, Chester County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 28174
Mineral:Pyromorphite
Locality:Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville District, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Description:Lustrous transparent green pyromorphite crystals on the face of limonite-stained quartz-rich matrix. Under magnification the pyromorphite crystals can be seen to be slender hexagonal prisms in bundled aggregates of sub-parallel crystals. Ex. Stuart F. Wise collection #266; collected ca. 1960
Overall Size:6x2.5x2 cm
Crystals:1.0-3.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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