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Cerussite on Quartz with Galena from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

 
Cerussite on Quartz with Galena from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Cerussite on Quartz with Galena from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Cerussite on Quartz with Galena from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 61287
Mineral:Cerussite on Quartz with Galena
Locality:Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Description:Limonite-stained quartz with a cavity on one end lined with lustrous translucent tan-colored platy cerussite crystals with corroded gray-metallic galena. The cerussite crystals formed from the alteration of the galena. Ex Jeff Weissman collection #153; ex, Robert M. Eisenhauer collection #497
Overall Size:7x4.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-3.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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