• Pharmacosiderite
Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates

Pharmacosiderite

$250.00   €219  £200.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC13428
Pharmacosiderite is a hydrated basic ferric arsenate whose type locality is the nearby Wheal Gorland.  The St Day United Mines lay just a little east of Wheal Gorland, Unity and Muttrall and incorporated old mines such as Poldice and Crofthandy.  This small miniature is a typical gossan ore, rich in dark-grey to black tarnished sulphides, whose vuggy surfaces are entirely lined with deep apple-green cubic crystals of Pharmacosiderite.  A nice, rich specimen from this, probably the most famous mining district in Cornwall.

Details

Dimensions
4.1 × 4.7 × 2.8 cm
Categories
Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Locality
St Day United Mines, Gwennap, St Day District, Cornwall, England

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Pharmacosiderite

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