Rum Jungle, Batchelor, Coomalie Shire, Northern Territory, Australia
5.0 X 7.5 X 5.0 cm
Unusually large pyromorphite crystals from this now defunct Australian locality! Rum Jungle produced some fantastic pyromorphite specimens from the 1970s until 2012. This 1970’s specimen – from the Lance and Debra Cook Collection – features crystals over 1 cm. Most of the pyromorphite seen from Rum Jungle is botryoidal or has smaller crystals. Large sharp crystals such as the ones seen here are much more difficult to find on the market. See the September-October, 1980 issue of the Mineralogical Record for more locality info. A rare pyromorphite for species or Australia collectors! Photo by IFM.
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