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Chalcocite

ID: CC3952

Very fine terminated crystal specimen of Cornish Chalcocite from the Crenver and Wheal Abraham Mine, Crowan. Although Chalcocite from this mine is less well known than the Levant/Geevor Chalcocite, specimens are on a par with those from the two St.Just mines. Crenver and Abraham mine was predominately a copper mine worked in the 19th century. The particularly fine Chalcocite specimen we have displays a thickly bladed crystal measuring to 3,3cm tall. Inter grown with further crystals of Chalcocite at the base of the specimen. One side of the main crystal has grown against a chloritic dark green matrix with minor brown Cassiterite. A super crystal specimen of Chalcocite from the mine.

Details

Dimensions
3.3 × 2.0 × 2.1 cm
Categories
Classic Minerals
Locality
Crenver And Wheal Abraham, Crowan, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Chalcocite

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