• Marcasite ps. after Calcite
  • Marcasite ps. after Calcite
  • Marcasite ps. after Calcite
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides

Marcasite ps. after Calcite

$150.00   €122  £110.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC17765
An interesting and rare Marcasite pseudomorph after Calcite from Axbridge Hill in the Mendip Hills, Somerset, England, but not a contender for the most aesthetic specimen!  The Marcasite, probably mixed with Pyrite, forms a partly hollow crude cone after a scalenohedral crystal of Calcite.  This was collected from the spoil heap of an old ochre mine near to an old quarry on Axbridge Hill.  The specimen has an overall coating of orange-buff ochre with an earthy to glossy lustre.

Details

Dimensions
9.1 × 5.5 × 5.3 cm
Categories
Pseudomorphs, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Axbridge Hill, Mendip Hills, Somerset, England

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite, Calcite, Marcasite

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