• Libethenite
Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates

Libethenite

$600.00   €487  £420.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC21167
The copper phosphate Libethenite is a well known species from the mining complex at Wheal Phoenix close to the village of Minions in the Liskeard District of Cornwall.  This old time large miniature is from the Clemente Collection and has several areas rich in micro-crystallised dark holly green Libethenite scattered over a brick red iron stained granitic matrix.  Wheal Phoenix is an old mine which was named in 1842 having been resurrected from the grandly named Cornwall Great United Mines.  This Libethenite will make a good addition for anyone building a Wheal Phoenix suite.

Details

Dimensions
6.4 × 6.3 × 4.2 cm
Categories
Oxides and Hydroxides, Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Locality
Wheal Phoenix, Minions, Linkinhorne, Liskeard District, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Libethenite

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