Hinsdalite, Pyromorphite
Thumbnail, 2.2 x 2.0 x 2.0 cm
Pyromorphite lode, Zeehan Queen mine ("Sylvester-Queen"), Zeehan, Zeehan district, Tasmania, Australia
Hinsdalite is a rare lead sulfate/phosphate and to find it pseudomorphing a rich bed of sharp pyromorphite barrels artistically set atop matrix is indeed, RARE. This fine, old-time thumbnail is from the Zeehan Queen Mine of Tasmania, Australia.