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Cerussite on etched Galena and Quartz from Southwest Chester County Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

 
Cerussite on etched Galena and Quartz from Southwest Chester County Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Cerussite on etched Galena and Quartz from Southwest Chester County Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 62033
Mineral:Cerussite on etched Galena and Quartz
Locality:Southwest Chester County Mine, Phoenixville, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Description:Cavity in limonite-stained quartz with a gray-metallic galena crystal that was heavily etched, liberating lead that recrystallized into colorless transparent cerussite crystals to 1.5 mm. The cerussite crystals look beautiful under magnification. Ex Jeff Weissman collection #4255; ex. Jake Slagle
Overall Size:4x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:0.5-1.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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