• Liroconite
  • Liroconite
  • Liroconite
  • Liroconite
Oxides and Hydroxides

Liroconite

$800.00   €719  £620.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC18512
A granular, large thumbnail matrix of iron-stained milky Quartz, is richly coated with intergrown blades of cyan-blue Liroconite, the rare copper aluminium arsenate from its type locality at Wheal Gorland in the parish of Gwennap, Cornwall, England.  The flattened crystals are up to about 4 mm wide and where occasionally broken, reveal an opaque, lighter internal hue of deep sky-blue.  A most attractive small Liroconite from Wheal Gorland.

Details

Dimensions
2.8 × 1.8 × 1.8 cm
Categories
Oxides and Hydroxides, Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates, Rare Minerals
Locality
Wheal Gorland, St Day, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Liroconite

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