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Pyromorphite on Quartz pseudomorphic molds after Barite from Brookdale Mine, Phoenixville District, Chester County, Pennsylvania

 
Pyromorphite on Quartz pseudomorphic molds after Barite from Brookdale Mine, Phoenixville District, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Pyromorphite on Quartz pseudomorphic molds after Barite from Brookdale Mine, Phoenixville District, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Pyromorphite on Quartz pseudomorphic molds after Barite from Brookdale Mine, Phoenixville District, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Pyromorphite on Quartz pseudomorphic molds after Barite from Brookdale Mine, Phoenixville District, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Pyromorphite on Quartz pseudomorphic molds after Barite from Brookdale Mine, Phoenixville District, Chester County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 72427
Mineral:Pyromorphite on Quartz pseudomorphic molds after Barite
Locality:Brookdale Mine, Phoenixville District, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Description:Tapered translucent green pyromorphite crystals to 0.8 mm with gray quartz crystals to 2 mm on plate of quartz with pseudomorphic molds after barite crystals. The barite crystallized first, quartz grew over the barite, then the barite dissolved away From my personal collection. Collected ca. 1990
Overall Size:6x4.5x2 cm
Crystals:0.2-2.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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