• Calcite on Quartz with Galena and Tetrahedrite
  • Calcite on Quartz with Galena and Tetrahedrite
  • Calcite on Quartz with Galena and Tetrahedrite
  • Calcite on Quartz with Galena and Tetrahedrite
Sulphates, Nitrates and Borates

Calcite on Quartz with Galena and Tetrahedrite

ID: CC16980
A cabinet-size triangular-shaped specimen of lustrous opaque milky-white Calcite crystals, double terminated and richly scattered over a bed of colourless to light-grey stubby Quartz crystals.  From Herodsfoot mine at Lanreath in Cornwall, the Calcite crystals have a waxy to silky lustre and measure to over 2 cm in length.  These crystals cover a matrix of massive Quartz containing minor metallic patches of Galena and Tetrahedrite. A splendid example of Calcite from the famous Herodsfoot mine.

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Dimensions
10.8 × 9.8 × 4.9 cm
Categories
Calcite, Carbonates, Silicates, Sulphates, Nitrates and Borates, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Herodsfoot Mine, Lanreath, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite, Galena, Quartz, Tetrahedrite

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