• Connellite ps. after Botallackite

Connellite ps. after Botallackite

$150.00   €128  £110.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC12834
A rare specimen indeed of turquoise blue Connellite pseudomorphing after Botallackite from the beach outcrop at Cligga Head in the St. Agnes District of Cornwall.  Connellite is a rare copper sulphate containing chlorine and in this large thumbnail replaces Botallackite, a copper oxychloride, formed where copper bearing veins extend out across the beach from Cligga mine, then disappear beneath the sea.  This is a lovely example of an exceedingly rare pseudomorph.

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2.7 × 3.4 × 2.8 cm
Fluorite and Halides, Pseudomorphs, Rare Minerals, Sulphates, Nitrates and Borates
Cligga Head, Perranzabuloe, St. Agnes District, Cornwall, England, Europe

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