• Baryte with Chalcopyrite
  • Baryte with Chalcopyrite
  • Baryte with Chalcopyrite
Sulphates, Nitrates and Borates

Baryte with Chalcopyrite

$400.00   €359  £320.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC17001
A somewhat unusual combination of creamy-grey blades of opaque to semi-translucent Baryte densely coating a sturdy matrix of brecciated Chalcopyrite.  From Mount Wellington mine, near to Truro in Cornwall, the Chalcopyrite is largely tarnished to a dull sooty black, but where exposed is bright brassy-gold with a rose to cherry-red iridescence.  An interesting combination of Baryte with Chalcopyrite from the long since closed Mount Wellington mine.

Details

Dimensions
9.2 × 7.0 × 5.0 cm
Categories
Sulphates, Nitrates and Borates, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Mount Wellington Mine, Gwennap, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Baryte, Chalcopyrite

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