• Galena with Baryte
  • Galena with Baryte
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Galena with Baryte

$300.00   €255  £220.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC17187
Although perhaps not so widely known, Masson Hill quarry was a favourite amongst local collectors of Derbyshire minerals, and it was indeed one of my regular former haunts. The quarry sits high above the town of Matlock and occasionally yielded interesting specimens, all very much with a “Masson Hill” feel! Although naturally corroded, this is an excellent example of large octahedral Galena crystals measuring to 3.5 cm long and piled-up in a long array on and in a granular mass of orange, iron-stained matrix. Associated with the Galena are several weathered hemispheres of rusty-cream Baryte to 2 cm diameter. An excellent location piece and a super addition to any Derbyshire collection.

Details

Dimensions
5.5 × 9.0 × 6.0 cm
Categories
Latest Additions, Sulphates, Nitrates and Borates, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Masson Hill Quarry/Mine, Matlock, Derbyshire, England, UK

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Baryte, Galena

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