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Cerussite & Galena

ex Dr. F. Krantz (GER), ex?
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Dubuque, Iowa, United States of America
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 4.5 × 3.4 cm
Description

1850 specimen with old label from the Krantz stock, collector unknown: an aggregate of crystallized galena hosts numerous small cerussite crystals, labeled to be from the Beleigh Diggings near Dubuque in Iowa. Rare locality and rare specimen. Please note the old german synonym "Bleispath" for cerussite.

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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