• Bournonite with Quartz
  • Bournonite with Quartz
  • Bournonite with Quartz
  • Bournonite with Quartz
  • Bournonite with Quartz
  • Bournonite with Quartz
  • Bournonite with Quartz
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Bournonite with Quartz

$8,500.00   €7,180  £6,190.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC13311
A first-class specimen of classic ‘cog-wheel’ ore, the lead-copper antimoniate, Bournonite, from Herodsfoot mine at Lanreath in Cornwall, England.  This small cabinet specimen packs a terrific punch with an upper surface covered in roughly equal measures of well crystallised Bournonite and sharply terminated milky-Quartz crystals of about 3 to 4 mm tall.  The silver-lead-grey Bournonite forms classic ‘cog-wheels’ across the specimen and amongst the drusy Quartz, as chains up to 3 cm long.  This stunning specimen comes with three old labels, one a nice old Dr A. Krantz of Bonn.  A splendid Herodsfoot Bournonite that will look good in any collection.

Details

Dimensions
7.8 × 5.8 × 4.2 cm
Categories
Rare Minerals
Locality
Herodsfoot Mine, Lanreath, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Bournonite, Quartz

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