Phosgenite Crystals in Galena Matrix
Phosgenite Crystals in Galena Matrix from Monteponi, Sardinia, Italy
Collection Robert Lavinsky
Description Excellent specimen with sharp and gemmy Phosgenite crystals, set in a protected pocket within Galena matrix, from the well-known Monte Poni Mine in Sardinia, Italy. A classic occurrence, these Phosgenites are a bit more translucent than usual, with the crystals having excellent striations and good luster. The longest of the Phosgenites is 3 cm. Originally from the collection of the famous mineralogist, Victor Goldschmidt, and with his own label.
Locality Monteponi, Sardinia, Italy
Dimensions 7.4 x 5.0 x 2.7 cm.
Specimen Grade C
Photograph Photo

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