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Cerussite Galena & Sphalerite

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Cerussite Galena & Sphalerite

Collected by John & Robert Lawson
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Galmoy Mine, Johnstown, County Kilkenny, Irish Republic (Eire)
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
3.6 × 12.9 × 1.5 cm
Weight: 
23.00gr
Description

Nice small bright cerussite crystals on a matrix of galena and sphalerite with white acicular micro crystals of an unidentified mineral, possibly willemite.

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

Sphalerite

Formula: 
ZnS
Strunz: 
2.CB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

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