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Galena with Anglesite coating plus minor Fluorite from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

 
Galena with Anglesite coating plus minor Fluorite from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

Galena with Anglesite coating plus minor Fluorite from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

Galena with Anglesite coating plus minor Fluorite from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

Galena with Anglesite coating plus minor Fluorite from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

Galena with Anglesite coating plus minor Fluorite from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

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Galena with Anglesite coating plus minor Fluorite from Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 73686
Mineral:Galena with Anglesite coating plus minor Fluorite
Locality:Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, 8.5 km south of Bingham, Socorro County, New Mexico
Description:Gray-metallic cubic galena crystals to 12 mm with sparkling sugar-like coating of lustrous transparent anglesite microcrystals, plus a few partial blue-purple transparent fluorite crystals. The galena crystals provided the Pb for precipitating anglesite. Collected ca. 1990
Overall Size:7.5x4.5x3 cm
Crystals:micro to 12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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