MINIUM – BROKEN HILL

$40.00

For sale is a minium from Broken Hill, NSW. An uncommon lead oxide, this specimen features  a crystal of bright orange minium, that has pseudomorphed a cerussite crystal. There is a small amount of cerussite and galena associated. These interesting pieces formed during mining fires in the late 1800s-early 1900s, when cerussites were basically heated and pseudomorphted  into these stunning orange crystals.

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For sale is a minium from Broken Hill, NSW. An uncommon lead oxide, this specimen features  a crystal of bright orange minium, that has pseudomorphed a cerussite crystal. There is a small amount of cerussite and galena associated. These interesting pieces formed during mining fires in the late 1800s-early 1900s, when cerussites were basically heated and pseudomorphted  into these stunning orange crystals. These are super hard to find today. Please remember our prices are in Australian dollars.

BROKEN HILL, NSW.

19.5 x 9 x 5.5mm.