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Pyromorphite from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

 
Pyromorphite from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Pyromorphite from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Pyromorphite from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 44503
Mineral:Pyromorphite
Locality:Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Description:Classic specimen of lustrous green pyromorphite crystals on brown pickering matrix. The pyromorphite crystals are medium-green color, in hexagonal aggregates of parallel crystals showing multiple basal pinacoid terminations. Ex. Harold D. Miller (1838-1919 or 1920) collection, bequeathed to the Wadsworth Atheneum in 1909; ex. Loomis-Chaffee School
Overall Size:6x4x3 cm
Crystals:1-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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