• Siderite on Quartz
  • Siderite on Quartz
  • Siderite on Quartz
Carbonates

Siderite on Quartz

$275.00   €247  £210.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC13426
Glassy, burnt deep amber-yellow crystals of the iron carbonate Siderite richly coat a small plate of milky-white Quartz and also occurs in a thin veinlet on the base.  The Siderite crystals are typically to about 5 mm across and have a most attractive brilliant lustre.  Attached at one side are stubby light-grey Quartz crystals with an overgrowth of blocky, part-octahedral pseudomorphs of unknown composition or origin.  An interesting and attractive Tincroft Siderite.

Details

Dimensions
5.7 × 4.6 × 2.4 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Quartz and Agate
Locality
Tincroft Mine, Illogan, Redruth, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Quartz, Siderite

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