Pyromorphite, Hofsgrund, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.


Remarkable historical specimen of green pyromorphite in fine mamelinated crystals on a beige gangue.

A typical set, mineral species from Hofsgrund, in the Schauinsland mining district (lead and zinc) in Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

This specimen belonged to the collection of the naturalist Michel Adanson (1727-1806).

Here is a video of this remarkable set of pyromorphite crystals: