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Bornite

$1,000.00   €947  £800.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC14117
Well crystallised Bornite is not common, especially from Cornwall, making this cabinet specimen a fine example from Carn Brea mine at Pool.  This mine lay a little north of Carn Brea, a granite offshoot of the Carnmenellis granite, close by the main railway line and A30 Camborne-Redruth road.  The iron-stained granitic matrix is richly coated with bright metallic Bornite crystals, lining its vuggy upper surface.  The crystals appear almost cubic with interpenetrant growth and are coloured pinchbeck-bronze grading to tarnished bluish black.  This fine specimen comes with an impressive 10.6 x 7.8 cm German printed and handwritten label and glued to the base are no less than five paper catalogue labels (all neat and tidy) plus an inked-on number.  A superb old-time specimen.

Details

Dimensions
10.5 × 8.3 × 6.0 cm
Categories
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Carn Brea Mine, Illogan, Redruth, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Bornite

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