Zhao, "Contribution of chloride ions to the sulfidization flotation of cerussite
," Minerals Engineering, vol.
Dispersion, caused by light splitting into the spectrum of colours, is even greater in cerussite
than in diamond.
Commonly the brochantite is associated with cerussite
, chlorargyrite, linarite, caledonite and leadhillite.
We don't often see good minerals from Tunisia, but Laurent Gautron of 3G Environnement (email@example.com) had about 15 nice specimens of cerussite
from the Ressas Touireuf lead-zinc mine in that country: they are antiques out of an old collection Laurent bought, the mine having closed during the 1930s.
Promising shoots of pyromorphite and cerussite
were found early on, in what the miners called "phosphate ground," regarded as an indicator of rich primary ore below.
Sprays of acicular white cerussite
crystals to about 5 mm long were common in the Middle level.
The receipt of a box of his minerals was acknowledged by Wright in May: he was "very much pleased with many of them." Wright's return box was dispatched in June and contained 110 specimens, including many supergene lead and copper minerals (pyromorphite, mimetite, linarite, caledonite, cerussite
, etc.), barite, witherite, fluorite, and the Cornish rarity, fluellite.
Tsumeb, Namibia 5 1/4" wide ex-collections J.
Last year I mentioned that Peter Megaw had a few superb thumbnails of cerussite
from a pocket discovered in late 2007 or early 2008 in the Ojuela mine, Mapimi, Durango--never productive of notable cerussite
specimens in any earlier times.
It is not likely that water out of the tap will thermally shock quartz, calcite or many other minerals sufficiently to damage them, but cerussite
and fluorite specimens, among others, can be quite sensitive to thermal shock.
French dealer Alain Martaud (firstname.lastname@example.org) shared a Holiday Inn room with Pala International, and scattered amidst other good stuff on Alain's segments of glass shelving were about 12 fine thumbnails and miniatures of cerussite
from the old M'Fouati mine, Mindouli region, Republic of the Congo (formerly French Congo), a locality known best for its large quartz-coated wulfenite crystals.