• Liroconite on Strashimirite
  • Liroconite on Strashimirite
  • Liroconite on Strashimirite
  • Liroconite on Strashimirite
  • Liroconite on Strashimirite
  • Liroconite on Strashimirite
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Liroconite on Strashimirite

$7,500.00   €6,304  £5,690.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC6065

Super choice specimen of well-formed beautiful blue Liroconite crystals measuring to 3mm, are abundantly clustered and scattered over a rare botryoidal pastel blue Strashimirite. Crystals of Liroconite display the classic double wedge habit form to perfection. On a hard red-brown Quartz gossan matrix. Cavities in the Gossan also have botryoidal dark green Pseudomalachite wit later Strashimirite A fine Liroconite specimen from this celebrated Cornish copper mine. The specimen was originally in the Fred H. Pough (1906-2006) collection, and one of the leading lights of American mineralogy.

Details

Dimensions
5.7 × 4.9 × 3.0 cm
Categories
Ex. Huber Collection, Rare Minerals, Classic Minerals, Exceptional Specimens
Locality
Wheal Gorland, St Day, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Liroconite

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