• Olivenite on Quartz
  • Olivenite on Quartz
  • Olivenite on Quartz
  • Olivenite on Quartz
  • Olivenite on Quartz
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Olivenite on Quartz

$1,250.00   €1,185  £1,020.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC8585
A vein section of rusty, iron-stained Quartz is totally encrusted across its top surface with prismatic crystals of dark green Olivenite.  From the classic mine, Wheal Unity, part of the St. Day United Mines in the parish of Gwennap, Cornwall, England. The Olivenite crystals are uniformly about 5 to 7 mm long and emanate from radiating clusters forming a solid lustrous mat.  This specimen “shouts” Cornwall and is a splendid example of this copper arsenate.

Details

Dimensions
5.7 × 4.1 × 3.2 cm
Categories
Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates, Quartz and Agate, Silicates
Locality
Wheal Unity, St Day United Mines, Gwennap, Cornwall, England

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Olivenite, Quartz

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