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Cerussite (twinned crystals) from Monarch Mine, south side of Prichard Creek, 8 km southeast of Murray, Shoshone County, Idaho

 
Cerussite (twinned crystals) from Monarch Mine, south side of Prichard Creek, 8 km southeast of Murray, Shoshone County, Idaho

Cerussite (twinned crystals) from Monarch Mine, south side of Prichard Creek, 8 km southeast of Murray, Shoshone County, Idaho

Cerussite (twinned crystals) from Monarch Mine, south side of Prichard Creek, 8 km southeast of Murray, Shoshone County, Idaho

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Cerussite (twinned crystals) from Monarch Mine, south side of Prichard Creek, 8 km southeast of Murray, Shoshone County, Idaho

DESCRIPTION:No. 60500
Mineral:Cerussite (twinned crystals)
Locality:Monarch Mine, south side of Prichard Creek, 8 km southeast of Murray, Shoshone County, Idaho
Description:Lustrous transparent colorless cerussite crystals with pale-brown limonite stains in areas. The cerussite crystals are thin, bladed form that are repeatedly twinned at 60 angles. The cerussite crystals fluoresce moderately under SW UV illumination.
Overall Size:20x18x15 mm
Crystals:0.5-12.0 mm
Archived: For reference only

 

 

 

 

 

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