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Talc var. Steatite

$130.00   €130  £110.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC13413
This small miniature of Steatite, a massive variety of Talc, is from Cook's Kitchen mine, at Pool, west of Redruth in Cornwall, England.  It is accompanied with an old German label; the mineral being named ‘Steinmark’ which translates to ‘stone marrow’.  The specimen is composed of massive creamy white Talc shot through with veinlets and nodules of pinkish brick red Talc.  It is very similar to the variety Lithomarge but does not have the more precise uniformity of banding.

Details

Dimensions
3.1 × 4.7 × 3.4 cm
Categories
Silicates
Locality
Cook's Kitchen Mine, Pool, Carn Brea, Cornwall, England

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Talc var. Steatite

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