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Olivenite

ID: CC943

A rich example of Olivenite from the Stowes section of the Wheal Phoenix, Cornwall. The Olivenite forms sharp sparkling dark green crystals to 2mm richly investing a thin covering of black Goethite on a typical Quartz/Goethite veinstone. Associated is minor Chalcocite. The Olivenite covers an area of 3.7 x 3cm. From a mine better known for its specimens of Chalcosiderite and Cuprite, this specimen comes with an old label.

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Dimensions
5.6 × 4.5 × 4.5 cm
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Locality
Stowes Shaft, Wheal Phoenix, Linkinhorne, Liskeard, Cornwall, England, Europe

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Olivenite

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