• Alstonite (pink)
  • Alstonite (pink)
  • Alstonite (pink)
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Alstonite (pink)

$175.00   €168  £140.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC13159
An excellent example of pink Alstonite from the Brownley Hill mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England, collected by Dr David Green in 1991.  Brownley Hill mine is the co-type locality of Alstonite, a rare barium carbonate and forms tiny but well developed scalenohedral crystals to about 5 mm tall, richly covering the specimen.  Probably 90% of these crystals are pale light coral pink, yet despite their subtly of colour, are actually a strong pink for this type of Alstonite.

Details

Dimensions
4.0 × 2.9 × 2.6 cm
Categories
Carbonates
Locality
Brownley Hill Mine, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Alstonite, Alstonite

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