Pyromorphite on Cerussite

Daoping Mine, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
Miniature, 5.2 x 4.7 x 2.1 cm
Start Time: 03/25/2009 7:15:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 04/02/2009 8:00:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

An EXCELLENT, very showy, two-sided specimen FESTOONED with lustrous, "wet-look", light apple-green, pyromorphite prisms to 7 mm from recent finds at the famous Daoping Mine of China. The little, projecting, tassel cluster of crystals is a very nice accent. The thin crust of oxide-covered cerussite is just loaded with pyromorphite prisms and there are just a couple of small points of attachment. cerussite is rare rfom this locale

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