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Cerussite On Galena

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Cerussite On Galena

with antique labels
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Greif Mine, Schneeberg, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
12 × 9 × 4 cm
Description

This is an extraordinary rare and interesting specimen from Saxony, Germany:

Hundreds of translucent white cerussite crystals on galena crystals all over the specimen.

Specimen comes with two fantastic old labels.

 

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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