• Bassetite
  • Bassetite
  • Bassetite
  • Bassetite
  • Bassetite
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Bassetite

ID: CC3470

A rare specimen of the Iron Uranium Phosphate Bassetite from the type locality at Wheal Basset, Carnkie, Cornwall. Bright yellow crystals of Bassetite are seen occupying many cavities in a grey-black Urannite/Quartz matrix. Crystals of Bassetite measure to 5mm many displaying a platy book-like habit. A rich specimen of this rare species from Wheal Basset.

Details

Dimensions
5.3 × 4.7 × 3.2 cm
Categories
Locality
Wheal Basset, Carnkie, Redruth, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Bassetite