• Brochantite on Baryte, Quartz and Malachite
  • Brochantite on Baryte, Quartz and Malachite
  • Brochantite on Baryte, Quartz and Malachite
Sulphates, Nitrates and Borates

Brochantite on Baryte, Quartz and Malachite

$600.00   €553  £460.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC29639
A superb small cabinet specimen of well crystallised Brochantite from Red Gill mine, close to the confluence of Red Gill and Swinburn Gill and a little to the north west of Roughton Gill head in the Caldbeck fells of Cumbria, England. This beautiful specimen originates from the collection of Dr T.B. Wilson (1807-1864), founder of the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences and is accompanied with his label (No. 5735). An iron-rich, dark rusty coloured Quartz veinstone rich in Malachite and containing minor Baryte, displays a roughly 4 x 2 cm triangular area of small, bright, dark emerald green Brochantite crystals. It also comes with an old Crystal Classics/Kristalle label and a highly detailed collector’s label. A great specimen with a great history.

Details

Dimensions
6.0 × 7.0 × 3.0 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Latest Additions, Quartz and Agate, Sulphates, Nitrates and Borates
Locality
Red Gill Mine, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Baryte, Brochantite, Malachite, Quartz

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