• Linarite on Quartz
  • Linarite on Quartz
  • Linarite on Quartz
  • Linarite on Quartz
  • Linarite on Quartz
  • Linarite on Quartz
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Linarite on Quartz

$2,500.00   €2,444  £2,080.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC18134
Red Gill mine is well known for its fascinating suite of minerals, but is most famous for its excellent Linarite, this being considered one of the best three sites in the British Isles for the species. Linarite is a copper lead sulphate hydroxide and forms bright Persian blue, bladed crystals, richly clustered over the surface of a Quartz veinstone matrix. The crystals have developed to about 5 x 5 mm by 1 mm deep, on top of broad Quartz crystals which lie flat across the matrix. The specimen is enhanced by powdery thin coatings and veinlets of pale blue Azurite, turquoise-green Malachite and creamy white Cerussite and Baryte. This is a particularly good example of crystallised Linarite from Red Gill mine; a specimen which will stand out in any Roughton Gill /Caldbeck Fells suite.

Details

Dimensions
7.3 × 5.6 × 2.3 cm
Categories
Quartz and Agate, Sulphates, Nitrates and Borates
Locality
Red Gill Mine, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Linarite, Quartz

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