• Goethite ps. after Marcasite
  • Goethite ps. after Marcasite
  • Goethite ps. after Marcasite
Pseudomorphs

Goethite ps. after Marcasite

$250.00   €214  £180.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC17272
Cogwheel-like, angular crystals of rusty to dark chocolate-brown Goethite form excellent pseudomorphs after Marcasite over the upper surface of a Fluorite nodule.  From Wapping mine, just south of Matlock Bath in Derbyshire, England, the Goethite crystals vary from around 0.5 cm to 1.5 cm and sit on colourless to light grey, translucent cubic crystals of Fluorite, typically averaging 4 mm on edge.  The core of the nodule is composed of cemented granular sucrosic Fluorite of a light orange-tan.

Details

Dimensions
8.1 × 5.0 × 4.8 cm
Categories
Oxides and Hydroxides, Pseudomorphs
Locality
Wapping Mine, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Marcasite, Goethite, Marcasite

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