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Collectible minerals - full range in stock "Cerussite"

Cerussite is a mineral, lead ore. Previously used in cosmetics as a powder.

You can see cerussite stone for sale and buy it in the Minerals of Russia online store.

Physical properties of Cerussite

General
Category Carbonate mineral
Formula
(repeating unit)
Lead carbonate: PbCO3
IMA symbol Cer
Strunz classification 5.AB.15
Crystal system Orthorhombic
Crystal class Dipyramidal (mmm)
H-M symbol: (2/m 2/m 2/m)
Space group Pnma 
Identification
Color Colorless, white, gray, blue, or green
Crystal habit Massive granular, reticulate, tabular to equant crystals
Twinning Simple or cyclic contact twins
Cleavage Good 
Fracture Brittle conchoidal
Mohs scale hardness 3 to 3.5
Luster Adamantine, vitreous, resinous
Streak White
Diaphaneity Transparent to translucent
Specific gravity 6.53–6.57
Optical properties Biaxial (-)
Refractive index nα = 1.803, nβ = 2.074, nγ = 2.076
Birefringence δ = 0.273
Other characteristics May fluoresce yellow under LW UV
Recommended
Marshite, Cerussite, Cuprite (red effect)
Code: 2632
Rubtsovskoye field, Altai, Southern Siberia, RF
51*43*31mm

0.00 $ $305.45

Code: 2557
Rubtsovsky mine, Altai, Southern Siberia, RF
37*21*23mm

0.00 $ $16.36

Code: 1288
Rubtsovsky mine, Altai, Southern Siberia, RF
40*22*17mm

0.00 $ $10.91

Code: 996
Rubtsovsky mine, Altai, Southern Siberia, RF
56*44*27mm

0.00 $ $43.64

Code: 2822
Rubtsovsky mine, Altai, Southern Siberia, RF
41*37*14mm

0.00 $ $43.64

Code: 2823
Rubtsovsky mine, Altai, Southern Siberia, RF
50*32*14mm

0.00 $ $34.91

Code: 1163
Rubtsovsky mine, Altai, Southern Siberia, RF
40*33*22mm

0.00 $ $32.36

Code: 1195
Rubtsovsky mine, Altai, Southern Siberia, RF
52*42*37mm

0.00 $ $23.64

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