• Fluorite on Baryte
  • Fluorite on Baryte
  • Fluorite on Baryte
Sulphates, Nitrates and Borates

Fluorite on Baryte

$1,200.00   €1,028  £940.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC16879
Wakebridge mine, just north-west of the village of Crich, is relatively unknown to a broader audience, but well-known to connoisseurs of the South Pennine Ore Field in which Derbyshire lies.  This uniquely beautiful miniature is an aesthetic delight of individually placed, modified cubic straw-yellow Fluorite crystals scattered over a gently-curved dome of mm-scale crystallised creamy-buttermilk Baryte.  On close inspection, tiny clusters of what is most likely pale green Malachite are dotted all over the surface but are not apparent at a normal viewing distance.  The Fluorite is translucent with a matt earthy lustre and all have edges modified to the octahedron.  Delightful.

Details

Dimensions
5.9 × 5.2 × 2.8 cm
Categories
Fluorite and Halides, Sulphates, Nitrates and Borates
Locality
Wakebridge Mine, Crich, Derbyshire, England

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Baryte, Fluorite

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