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Anglesite Hemimorphite Cerussite & Pyromorphite

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Anglesite Hemimorphite Cerussite & Pyromorphite

George Elling and Fred Parker collections
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Description
Locality: 
Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, New Jersey, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.3 × 4.7 × 5.1 cm
Description

You are bidding on a large sample of galena/sphalerite matrix with numerous vugs hosing very nice sprays of hemimorphite blades with sharp, complex anglesite crystals, blades of cerussite and some pulverent, green masses of pyromorphite. Rare sample from the Passaic pit in the secondary lead assemblage. Former Fred Parker sample and comes with his index card label. Exceptional anglesite for this locality! 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Anglesite

Formula: 
PbSO4
Strunz: 
7.AD.35
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Streak: 
Colorless
Type Locality: 
Parys Mountain Copper Mine, Anglesey, Wales, United Kingdom

Hemimorphite

Formula: 
Zn4Si2O7(OH)2·H2O
Strunz: 
9.BD.10
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Băiţa Mining District (Baita Bihor; Rézbánya), Nucet, Bihor Co., Romania

Cerussite

Formula: 
PbCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.15
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Vicenza Province, Veneto, Italy

Pyromorphite

Formula: 
Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Zschopau, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

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