• Olivenite


$200.00   €186  £160.00 approx.  

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ID: CC13538
A small miniature, dark bottle green Olivenite with Quartz from Wheal Gorland, one of Cornwall’s most famous mines and in the village of St. Day, a little to the east of Redruth.  Rich drusy mounds of finely crystallised Olivenite cover a matrix of milky white vein Quartz, with several iron-stained prismatic Quartz crystals amongst the Olivenite on the centre of the specimen.  A tiny paper slip accompanies this, labelled and printed “Huel Gorland,” “Huel” being the old name for “Wheal”, the Cornish for “mine”.


3.2 × 4.4 × 2.8 cm
Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Wheal Gorland, St Day, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen

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