• Olivenite
  • Olivenite
  • Olivenite
  • Olivenite
  • Olivenite
  • Olivenite
  • Olivenite
  • Olivenite
Classic Minerals

Olivenite

$850.00   €802  £690.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC4789
Light to deep olive-green acicular crystals of Olivenite richly invest an elongated triangular area on the display face of this cabinet specimen from Wheal Phoenix at Minions near to Linkinhorne in Cornwall.  Needle-like Olivenite crystals attain a length of 4 mm on deep brown Goethite.  The matrix is composed of grey hornfels with white to copper-stained green Kaolinite, some displaying a porcelaneous lustre.  Several cavities associated with the Goethite also have crystals of Olivenite.  A fine Olivenite displaying several crystal habits found at Wheal Phoenix.  The specimen is accompanied with a W.J.B. Eliasson Collection label, a fairly large label I hasten to add!

Details

Dimensions
7.7 × 6.7 × 4.7 cm
Categories
Ex. Glyn Cunnick Collection, Classic Minerals
Locality
Wheal Phoenix, Linkinhorne, Liskeard, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Olivenite

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