• Hematite with Quartz and Calcite
  • Hematite with Quartz and Calcite
  • Hematite with Quartz and Calcite
Quartz and Agate

Hematite with Quartz and Calcite

$300.00   €285  £240.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC8671
This fine miniature packs in many characteristics of the West Cumbrian orefield, nicely displaying specular Hematite, Quartz and Calcite. From Florence mine, adjacent to the mining town of Egremont, a solid, massive plate of Hematite averaging 1 cm thick has its top face encrusted with stubby and well terminated Quartz crystals. These are transparent to translucent with a bright glassy lustre and vary from colourless to pale smoky grey. Two fine groups of vertically aligned Specular Hematite plates project upwards, some of which have a preferential coating of tiny nail-head Calcite crystals tinged pale flesh pink.

Details

Dimensions
5.3 × 5.3 × 2.8 cm
Categories
Latest Additions, Oxides and Hydroxides, Quartz and Agate
Locality
Florence Mine, Egremont, Cumbria, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite, Hematite, Quartz

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