Specimen #551

Name: Vanadinite with Cerussite on Goethite

Type: Mineral

Locality: Taouz, Er Rachidia Province, Meknès-Tafilalet Region, Morocco

Favorite? N

Fluorescent? N

Size: 6.7 x 1.5 x 3.9 cm

Weight: 54

Acquired: 2008-01-22

Source: Auction: Dan Weinrich

Label: N

Comment: A 6.7 x 1.5 x 3.9 cm botryoidal black goethite matrix, the top sides hosting nice tabular red vanadinite crystals to 6 mm in size and micro colorless transparent crystal groupings of cerussite. Undamaged. December, 2011 - It was undamaged, but broke into 3 pieces when shelf fell off wall due to workmen outside.

Minerals: Cerussite (PbCO3) Goethite (Fe+++O(OH)) Vanadinite (Pb5(VO4)3Cl)

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