• Calcite with Malachite and Dolomite
  • Calcite with Malachite and Dolomite
  • Calcite with Malachite and Dolomite
  • Calcite with Malachite and Dolomite
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Calcite with Malachite and Dolomite

$300.00   €258  £230.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC8903
A mammillary, drusy form of colourless and translucent Calcite appears an earthy peppermint green due to a rich underlying bed of micro-acicular Malachite.  This specimen is from the Great Orme copper mine at Llandudno, North Wales, which dates back to the Bronze Age and was a very important centre for copper production at that time.  The Calcite and Malachite richly cover the top surface of a brecciated group of light tan Dolomite plates, all surfaces of which are covered in nicely developed saddle-shaped Dolomite crystals with a little intermixed Chalcopyrite.

Details

Dimensions
9.1 × 6.9 × 4.9 cm
Categories
Locality
Great Orme Mine, Llandudno, Gwynedd, Wales, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite, Dolomite, Malachite

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