Cerussite and Barite, Mibladen, Morocco

Yellowish-colored, well-formed, gemmy crystals of cerussite on a bed of galena, with minor orange barite crystals, from Mibladen, Morocco. The cerussite fluoresces bright yellow under long wave UV, dimmer yellow under mid and short wave UV. This specimen measures 10.7 x 5.7 x 2.54 cm, and weighs 239 grams.

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