• Calcite
  • Calcite


$150.00   €122  £110.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC12837
This interesting specimen of cobalt bearing pink Calcite is from Tynebottom mine at Garrigill on Alston Moor, eastern Cumbria, England.  This Calcite is a post-mining deposit, a well-known occurrence within this mine.  The Calcite occurs as a flowstone deposit over blocks of detached dark grey country rock.  This is a particularly good example because the Calcite forms a 3.5 x 2.5 x 2.0 cm bubbly mass of translucent coral pink on a thin, crusty coating of pale apple-green flowstone.  This comes with an ex. Willian Creighton Mineral Museum stock label, a haunt many collectors will fondly remember.


7.2 × 7.0 × 6.0 cm
Tynebottom Mine, Garrigill, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen

Related Mineral Specimens

Calcite included by Boulangerite
 Herja Mine, Baia Mare, Maramures Co, Romania, Europe
An excellent display specimen ball of colourless Calcite included by metallic grey hairs of...
 Ametista do Sul, Alto Uruguai region, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Beautiful butterfly twinned crystals of Calcite are delightfully scattered over a sparkling creamy...
Arsenopyrite with Sphalerite, Quartz and Calcite
 Trepca Complex, Trepca Valley, Kosovska Mitrovica, Kosovo, Europe
An attractive arrangement of metallic silvery crystals of Arsenopyrite with some black...
Rhodochrosite with Calcite
 Botallack Mine, Botallack, Cornwall, England, Europe
Light pink botryoidal crystallised Rhodochrosite has formed partly over a hard Goethite dark brown...