Hinsdalite, Pyromorphite
Small Cabinet, 5.3 x 2.9 x 2.4 cm
Pyromorphite lode, Zeehan Queen mine ("Sylvester-Queen"), Zeehan, Zeehan district, Tasmania, Australia
Ex. Dr. Gary Hansen
Bright, yellow-green, hexagonal crystals to 5 mm of hinsdalite pseudomorphing pyromorphite richly cover matrix of this uncommon phosphate from the Sylvester Mine of Tasmania. This excellent piece was part of the old stock of dealer Dr. Gary Hansen and has not been shown since the early 1980s! This is also an uncommon and desirable pseudo. 5.3 x 2.9 x 2.4 cm