• Olivenite
  • Olivenite
  • Olivenite
  • Olivenite
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Olivenite

$900.00   €742  £640.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC20285
A first class Olivenite from the famed Kamariza mines, around and beneath the town of Kamariza, now named Agios Konstantinos.  This classic mining district lies a few km inland from the coastal port of Lavrion.  The gossan matrix, composed of iron oxides with an earthy, reddish-brown limonitic coating, forms a large shallow vug some 8 x 4 cm that is completely lined with small, but perfectly developed emerald to grass-green Olivenite crystals.  The stubby acicular crystals, around 1 mm long, form dense rosettes covering the entire surface of the vug.  A superb specimen from Kamariza.

Details

Dimensions
10.2 × 6.2 × 4.1 cm
Categories
Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Locality
Kamariza Mines, Agios Konstantinos, Lavrion District Mines, Attiki Prefecture, Greece, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Olivenite, Olivenite

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