Anglesite is a mineral consisting of lead sulfate that is found in massive deposits. It is a common mineral that is a minor lead of ore. These stones are isomorphous with barite and celestine. They have an orthorhombic crystal system and white streak.
Anglesite symbolizes dignity, light, purity, innocence, perfection, positivity, wholeness, and cleanliness.
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Anglesite is a white or grey secondary mineral that is a member of the barite group of minerals. These stones have a high specific gravity of 6.3. It is associated with the third eye chakra that is located on the forehead and between the eyebrows. It helps us to awaken and balance the third eye chakra. These stones enable you to promote wisdom and insight and energize your body, mind, and soul.
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In 1783, William Withering, an English botanist, geologist, chemist, and physician first recognized Anglesite as a mineral species. In 1832, the name "Anglesite" was given by Francois Sulpice Beudant for its locality type, Parys copper-mine in Anglesey, North Wales, UK. Fine specimens of these stones can be found in Australia, Mexico, Tsumeb, Nambia, England, Mexico, and Morocco.
Anglesite, a naturally occurring stone, is formed by the oxidation of galena and often forms a concentrically banded mass surrounding a core of unaltered galena. It forms early during the galena alteration process, in relation to acidic conditions where fluid circulation is prohibited.
The chemical formula of Anglesite is PbSO4. These stones have a hardness of 2.5-3 on the Mohs scale and they have a brittle tenacity.
Anglesite has no type of its own.
Yellow Anglesite Crystal.
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The price of Anglesite can vary anywhere from $10 to $100 according to its quality.
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