• Chalcedony on Quartz

Chalcedony on Quartz

$300.00   €244  £220.00 approx.  

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ID: CC13238
Many specimens of Chalcedony on Quartz from Cornwall date from a period where few details were recorded apart from the county, be this deliberately to protect their source or simply because this was considered of little importance.  The very fine creamy-mustard to greenish-yellow-tan Chalcedony forms a thick 2 to 3 mm crust over well defined Quartz crystals of between 2 to 4 cm tall.  The Chalcedony forms mm-sized botryoidal mounds with an attractive pearly lustre in druses over the Quartz.  Despite only being labelled as “Cornwall”, this specimen is clearly Cornish and indeed, a very fine example.  It bears an old label of early twentieth century or Victorian era, numbered ‘117’.


5.3 × 8.0 × 6.0 cm
Quartz and Agate, Silicates
Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Chalcedony, Quartz

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