• Calcite on Goethite included Quartz (2 pieces)
Calcite

Calcite on Goethite included Quartz (2 pieces)

$200.00   €175  £160.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC20530
Collectors of Cornish minerals will be more than familiar with the many forms of Calcite from the legendary Geevor and Levant mines close to Land’s End.  This superb pair of accompanying specimens shows a rare, yet more simple, Calcite habit in the form of squat colourless translucent hexagonal prisms with flat, milky-white pinacoidal terminations.  The rich coverage of Calcite crystals sit on an interesting matrix of reddish-black Goethite, pale olive-green Chlorite, and vein Quartz.  A scarce and attractive habit of Calcite from 19 Level Load Drive in Geevor mine, Pendeen, Cornwall.

Details

Dimensions
2.8 × 7.0 × 2.5 cm
Categories
Calcite, Oxides and Hydroxides, Quartz and Agate
Locality
19 Level Load Drive, Geevor Mine, Pendeen, Cornwall, England

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite, Goethite, Quartz

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