Pyromorphite

Roughton Gill Mine, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England

135

Bairstow's opencut produced some rich specimens of pyropmorphite but rarely ones as finely crystallised as this. A section of quartz lode is richly covered in crystals, on one end with ribs and individual yellow green crystals to about 4mm which have formed seperately from areas of slightly larger apple-green crystals.

Formula  Pb5(PO4)3Cl

Status: Sold

Dimensions: 70x65x30mm

Size: Small Cabinet (S)

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