• Calcite on Chrysocolla/Malachite
  • Calcite on Chrysocolla/Malachite
  • Calcite on Chrysocolla/Malachite
  • Calcite on Chrysocolla/Malachite
Gallery

Calcite on Chrysocolla/Malachite

$450.00   €400  £340.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC6039

A sculptural specimen of Calcite crystals on Chrysocolla/Malachite from the Crowgarth Mine, Cleator Moor, Cumbria. Platey stacked crystals of Calcite are translucent with a hint of green in them. The crystals of Calcite have formed on a bubbly-botryoidal white-blue Chrysocolla/Malachite. While copper mineralization is not unheard of in the Iron Orefields of west Cumbria, it is by no means common.                                                

Details

Dimensions
8.0 × 7.0 × 4.5 cm
Categories
Ex. Bill Creighton Collection
Locality
Crowgarth Mine, Cleator Moor, West Cumberland Iron Ore Field, Cumbria, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite

Related Mineral Specimens

Manganoan Calcite
$850
 Trepca Complex, Trepca Valley, Kosovska Mitrovica, Kosovo, Europe
A fine light pink thin botryoidal layer of Manganoan Calcite covers a country rock breccia from...
Rhodochrosite with Calcite and Pyrite
$450
 Trepca Complex, Trepca Valley, Kosovska Mitrovica, Kosovo, Europe
Intergrown rounded rhombic crystal clusters of Rhodochrosite form the major areas on the display...
Calcite
$4,500
 Ametista do Sul, Alto Uruguai region, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Beautiful butterfly twinned crystals of Calcite are delightfully scattered over a sparkling creamy...
Calcite with Dioptase inclusions
$3,500
 Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia
A fine specimen from the Tsumeb Mine of a stalactitic-like formation of sharply developed rhombic...