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Apatite

ID: CC4791

A rare specimen of a comparatively large Apatite crystal for Great Wheal Vor, Carleen, Cornwall, at one time pumped by a massive 100" cylinder Beam Engine (1854). The single crystal of Apatite measuring to 1.4cm, standing edge on the matrix. Showing opaque creamy pinacoid terminations with a more translucent-gemmy central zone. Crystals of black Cassiterite with Muscovite-Chlorite forms the matrix for the Apatite. Scattered micro-crystals of purple Fluorite are also in association. A neat rare specimen from the mine.

Details

Dimensions
5.0 × 3.2 × 2.3 cm
Categories
Ex. Glyn Cunnick Collection
Locality
Great Wheal Vor, Carleen, Breage, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Apatite

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