Anglesite, Cerussite
Broken Hill, Yancowinna Co., New South Wales, Australia
Small Cabinet, 6.0 x 5.2 x 4.2 cm
A fine, old-time showy specimen from Broken Hill of a partial pseudomorph of pearlescent anglesite crystals after a box-work of reticulated cerussite crystals. The top, tan, right-hand side of the piece is the unaltered cerussite. Pieces such as this were found in the old, upper oxidized zone of this world famous mine. Ex. George Elling Collection.