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Cerussite

Ex. Max Schultz Collection (Sth. Aust.)
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Comet Mine, Dundas, Tasmania, Australia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.6 × 3 × 2 cm
Description

A straw type cerussite from this classic Australian locality.

This piece is from a recent purchase of the Max Schultz collection, a small but interesting variety of old time & self collected material.

There is no matrix and no damage, although of course many of the crystals are incomplete as is usually the case with this type of cerussite.

Comes with hand written label.

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
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