Anglesite on cerussite D.28226 Click to enlarge image
Anglesite on cerussite. Central Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia. 10 x 8 x 5 cm. Registered 1927, D.28226. George Smith Collection. Image: John Chapman
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This reticulated cerussite (lead carbonate) has a sugar-like coating of anglesite (lead sulphate).

This specimen and the one opposite were purchased as part of the 1927 acquisition of 1700 Australian and overseas minerals – the last collection of the renowned George Smith.

Specimen details

  • Origin

    Central Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia

  • Size

    10 x 8 x 5 cm

  • Date

    Registered 1927

  • Collection number


  • Collection

    George Smith Collection

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