• Connellite with Malachite and Chalcophyllite
  • Connellite with Malachite and Chalcophyllite
  • Connellite with Malachite and Chalcophyllite
  • Connellite with Malachite and Chalcophyllite
  • Connellite with Malachite and Chalcophyllite
Rare Minerals

Connellite with Malachite and Chalcophyllite

$2,500.00   €2,249  £1,940.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC17712
An absolutely superb specimen of the hydrous copper chloro-sulphate Connellite from the enigmatic Wheal Unity at St Day, Gwennap, Cornwall, a mine adjacent to the famous Wheal Gorland. Micro- acicular radial sprays of Persian blue Connellite richly coat a long shallow vug along the top surface of a mixed Cuprite-Quartz veinstone matrix.  The Connellite forms a stunning drusy coverage punctuated by rounded blebs of pale to leaf-green Malachite.  A little Chalcophyllite is attached to the specimen.  A very fine example of the rare mineral Connellite and from one of the most famous of classic Cornish mines.  Ex. British Museum (Natural History) specimen, London.

Details

Dimensions
4.5 × 4.5 × 3.1 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Fluorite and Halides, Oxides and Hydroxides, Rare Minerals
Locality
Wheal Unity, St Day United Mines, Gwennap, Cornwall, England

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Chalcophyllite, Connellite, Malachite

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