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Iconic: Light of the Desert

Added: August 29, 2012 - 16:48

The Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto is home the world's largest faceted cerussite, an extremely fragile mineral that is almost impossible to cut. Learn why this cerussite, installed in the Gallery of Gems and Gold in the Teck Suite of Galleries: Earth's Treasures, is nicknamed Light of the Desert and has been named one of the ROM's iconic treasures.

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