Crocoite Crystals from the Red Lead Mine

$58.00

 

1 in stock

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Description

This crocoite is from the famous Red Lead Mine in the Dundas mineral field, Zeehan District, Tasmania, Australia. This operation was a silver-lead mine that produced world class specimens during mining. Crocoite is a chromate that contains the elements Pb, Cr, and O. Specimens from this locale are highly sort after. This specimen consists of a solid goethite matrix with mixed oxide coverage that hosts several prismatic crystals of crocoite. This piece measures  2 5/8 x 1 7/8 x 1 5/8 inches or 67 x 47 x 41 mm.

Additional information

Weight 9 oz

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