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Cerussite pseudomorphs after Galena from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

 
Cerussite pseudomorphs after Galena from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

Cerussite pseudomorphs after Galena from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

Cerussite pseudomorphs after Galena from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

Cerussite pseudomorphs after Galena from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 53441
Mineral:Cerussite pseudomorphs after Galena
Locality:Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico
Description:Large cerussite pseudomorphs after cubic galena crystals to 32 mm with minor fluorite included on the bottom. The gray metallic galena crystals formed first, then altered molecule by molecule to colorless cerussite, leaving remnants of galena in the core
Overall Size:7x4.5x4 cm
Crystals:10-32 mm pseudos
Status: For reference only
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