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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 59501
Mineral:Anglesite pseudomorphs after Galena with fluorite
Locality:Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico
Description:Sparkling yellow-gray anglesite pseudomorph after a 14 mm cubic galena crystal with minor purple fluorite. The galena crystallized first, then altered molecule by molecule to anglesite, maintaining the original galena shape but a different composition.
Overall Size:26x16x15 mm
Crystals:14 mm pseudo
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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