• Olivenite
  • Olivenite
  • Olivenite
  • Olivenite
Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates

Olivenite

$600.00   €530  £460.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC13237
A flat plate of iron-stained vein Quartz has a rich coating of deep bottle-green Olivenite crystals to about 6 mm long and covering an area of approximately 3.5 x 4.0 cm. From Wheal Unity, part of the St. Day United mines sett in the parish of Gwennap, Cornwall, the Olivenite forms broad lath-like, somewhat spear-shaped crystals.  Please note that an elongated area of these crystals is damaged due to contact with the adjacent rock while in-situ; this manifest as pale green crystals with a dull lustre and sheared break.

Details

Dimensions
7.4 × 4.5 × 2.7 cm
Categories
Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Locality
Wheal Unity, St Day United Mines, Gwennap, Cornwall, England

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Olivenite

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