Pyromorphite, Coronadite
Blackwood open cut, MMM Mine, Broken Hill, Yancowinna Co., New South Wales, Australia
Cabinet, 11.1 x 9.5 x 3.0 cm
Highly lustrous spindles of oil-green pyromorphite crystals to 7 mm are FESTOONED on both sides of the botryoidal coronadite CABINET crust on this EXCELLENT specimen from the famous Broken Hill deposit of Australia. This showy, large piece came from the Blackwood Open Cut of the MMM Mine. Green Broken Hill pyromorphite is not that common and this is a very fine specimen. Ex. William Hiss Collection.