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Cerussite & Galena

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Cerussite & Galena

with antique label
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Kreuth, Bleiberg District, Carinthia, Austria
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 6.2 × 4.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.50cm
Description

A great classic cerussite sample from the Bleiberg mining district with a rich coverage of lustrous, well-formed, white cerussite crystals up to 5 mm on a heavy galena matrix, associated with some minor wulfenite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cerussite

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

Galena

Formula: 
PbS
Strunz: 
2.CD.10
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
2.5
Colour: 
Lead-grey
Streak: 
Lead-grey

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