Sample of Cerussite

Image shows a sample of cerussite on a black background

Detailed Description

This sample is of the mineral cerussite, once an important source of lead for paints and pigments. With the phasing out of lead-based paints, cerussite is now mostly valued as a collectors mineral.

Sample provided by Carlin Green, USGS. Sample originated from Mibladen, Morocco, and is 5.6cm in size.


Image Dimensions: 2604 x 4000

Date Taken:

Location Taken: US