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Cerussite (twinned crystals) on Galena from Touissit Mine, 21 km SSE of Oujda, Jerada Province, Oriental, Morocco

 
Cerussite (twinned crystals) on Galena from Touissit Mine, 21 km SSE of Oujda, Jerada Province, Oriental, Morocco

Cerussite (twinned crystals) on Galena from Touissit Mine, 21 km SSE of Oujda, Jerada Province, Oriental, Morocco

Cerussite (twinned crystals) on Galena from Touissit Mine, 21 km SSE of Oujda, Jerada Province, Oriental, Morocco

Cerussite (twinned crystals) on Galena from Touissit Mine, 21 km SSE of Oujda, Jerada Province, Oriental, Morocco

Cerussite (twinned crystals) on Galena from Touissit Mine, 21 km SSE of Oujda, Jerada Province, Oriental, Morocco

Cerussite (twinned crystals) on Galena from Touissit Mine, 21 km SSE of Oujda, Jerada Province, Oriental, Morocco

Cerussite (twinned crystals) on Galena from Touissit Mine, 21 km SSE of Oujda, Jerada Province, Oriental, Morocco

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Cerussite (twinned crystals) on Galena from Touissit Mine, 21 km SSE of Oujda, Jerada Province, Oriental, Morocco

DESCRIPTION:No. 63211
Mineral:Cerussite (twinned crystals) on Galena
Locality:Touissit Mine, 21 km SSE of Oujda, Jerada Province, Oriental, Morocco
Description:Rich cluster of many lustrous transparent beige-colored cerussite crystals on gray-metallic galena. The cerussite crystals are striated prismatic form and are V-twinned at 60 with a few twinned at 120. Ex. E. Carmichael collection, acquired from V. Yount
Overall Size:5.5x5x4 cm
Crystals:5-20 mm
Archived: For reference only
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