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Mineral Specimen No. 75271:
Pyromorphite over Quartz for sale from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville District, Chester County, Pennsylvania.

This mineral specimen of Pyromorphite over Quartz from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville District, Chester County, Pennsylvania is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral for sale No. 75271:

Mineral Species: Pyromorphite over Quartz.
Location of mineral deposit: Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville District, Chester County, Pennsylvania.
Description: Lustrous translucent grass-green pyromorphite crystals on four faces of limonite-stained quartz. Under magnification the pyromorphite crystals can be seen to be slender hexagonal tapered prisms with flat basal pinacoid terminations. No damage is visible to the unaided eye, but minor damage is visible under 20x magnification. Collected ca. 1960.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 8.5x5.5x2 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 0.1-1.0 mm
Price: $50 (plus shipping).

Mineral Pyromorphite over Quartz for sale from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville District, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Detail view of mineral Pyromorphite over Quartz for sale from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville District, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Detail view of mineral Pyromorphite over Quartz for sale from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville District, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Detail view of mineral Pyromorphite over Quartz for sale from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville District, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Detail view of mineral Pyromorphite over Quartz for sale from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville District, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Detail view of mineral Pyromorphite over Quartz for sale from Wheatley Mine, Phoenixville District, Chester County, Pennsylvania

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