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Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery William Hunter Collections:
GLAHM M541


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GLAHM M541: freieslebenite; fine crystals with siderite and quartz on galena - click to view larger image GLAHM M541: freieslebenite; fine crystals with siderite and quartz on galena - click to view larger image

freieslebenite; fine crystals with siderite and quartz on galena

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Dimensions:
10x8x4cm
Locality:
[Saxony], [Germany]
Context:
unknown
References:
CAT JAMESON,Robert 1810 815
Notes:
Very fine - crystals up to nearly 1cm. Old Forster label indicates that this is number 4 on the bill of 12.2.1776; "4. Grey silver Ore quite a new kind of Cristalisation with shining Lead Mundick Cristals and calcarious fengit spar. from Saxony 8 8s". Classed in Jameson's catalogue of 1810 (N. 815) under "Brittle Silver Glance".
Keywords:
SULPHOSALT : SULPHIDE : CARBONATE : DISPLAY : MINERAL : ORIGINAL BEQUEST : TUCSON EXHIBIT 2006 : : HUNTER 2007 : EH_HUNTER_MINERALS :

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