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Pyromorphite

$900.00   €848  £730.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC32830
Anyone who has visited Roughton Gill knows what a vast area it covers and consequently the habit and colour of its Pyromorphite changes considerably along the course of its extensive vein network. Roughton Gill dominates the northern half of the Caldbeck Fells in Cumbria, England. This excellent cabinet specimen, richly covered with vibrant lime to pastel peppermint green acicular crystals is likely from either Roughton Gill mine or Iron Crags, based on its colour, habit and highly porous Quartz veinstone matrix, with the texture and structure of a kitchen sponge. The acicular crystals form as individuals, radial clusters and sheet-like parallel arrays with the occasional more prismatic crystal here and there. It comes with a Mike Brooke and an early Crystal Classics (The Old Linhay) labels.

Details

Dimensions
8.0 × 10.5 × 5.0 cm
Categories
Fluorite and Halides, Latest Additions, Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Locality
Roughton Gill, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Pyromorphite

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