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TitleAnglesite with galena and quartz from a mine in the Tintic Mountains, Utah, USA
DescriptionThe clear-white crystals growing in and around the vug are anglesite, PbSO4, a rare secondary lead mineral that forms most commonly by alteration of galena (PbS). This specimen, from a galena-rich ore body, is mostly gray galena. The specimen is 7 cm across.
LocationUSA ▹ Utah. Near Salt Lake City. Mine, Tintic Mountains.
PhotographerDarla Sondrol. 2001-06-05.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #872b.
Key wordsanglesite, galena, quartz, Utah
Tech details963 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number588