• Quartz with Dolomite on Hematite
  • Quartz with Dolomite on Hematite
  • Quartz with Dolomite on Hematite
  • Quartz with Dolomite on Hematite
Oxides and Hydroxides

Quartz with Dolomite on Hematite

$1,250.00   €1,106  £960.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC12998
Although the famous Florence mine close to Egremont in west Cumbria produced less than ten different mineral species, all of these can crystallise in the most exquisite way.  This small cabinet specimen has about 16 semi-transparent, double terminated Quartz crystals richly placed across a thin matrix of “kidney ore” Hematite coated with lustrous cream-white Dolomite crystals and black metallic “specular” Hematite.  The Quartz crystals measure to 2.2 cm across; are slightly smoky and contain inclusions of finely-divided “specular” Hematite.  A beautiful example of Quartz with typical associated minerals from the now-closed Florence mine in Cumbria, England.

Details

Dimensions
9.1 × 7.2 × 2.5 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Oxides and Hydroxides, Quartz and Agate, Silicates
Locality
Florence Mine, Egremont, Cumbria, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Dolomite, Hematite, Quartz

Related Mineral Specimens

TOURMALINE with ALBITE on QUARTZ
$1,500
 Paprok, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan, Asia
A well-formed very dark green prismatic crystal of  Tourmaline measuring to 6.5cm, with a zone...
Olivenite on Quartz
$8,500
 Wheal Unity, St Day, Cornwall, England, Europe
A fine crystal druse of Olivenite on Quartz from Wheal Unity, St. Day, Cornwall. Lustrous dark olive...
Andradite on Hematite
$3,500
 Wessels Mine, Hotazel, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Northern Cape Province, South Africa, Africa
A fine sparkling crystal druse of red-brown Andradite completely covers crystals of Hematite...
Fluorite on Quartz
$500
 Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China, Asia
Gemmy lustrous crystals of Fluorite displaying purple colour zoning to great advantage from the...