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Witherite (?) on Galena from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

 
Witherite (?) on Galena from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Witherite (?) on Galena from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Witherite (?) on Galena from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Witherite (?) on Galena from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 60516
Mineral:Witherite (?) on Galena
Locality:West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England
Description:Lustrous translucent gray witherite crystals on gray-metallic galena. The witherite crystals are hexagonal di-pyramids. Note: they do not fluoresce (could be calcite?). Ex. B. Gaber collection #572; ex. Paul Pohwat collection #670 (Mineral Collection Manager at Smithsonian)
Overall Size:6.5x4x3.5 cm
Crystals:5-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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