• Olivenite
  • Olivenite
  • Olivenite
  • Olivenite
  • Olivenite
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Olivenite

$850.00   €761  £670.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC4789

Light to deep olive green acicular crystals of Olivenite richly invest an elongated triangular area on the display face of the specimen, from Wheal Phoenix, Linkinhorne, Cornwall. Needle-like crystals of Olivenite attain a length of 4mm on dark brown Goethite. The matrix is of grey 'hornefels' with white to copper stained green Kaolinite, some displaying a porcelaineous luster. Several cavities associated with the Goethite also have crystals of Olivenite. Classic Olivenite crystal habit from the mine.

Details

Dimensions
7.7 × 6.7 × 4.7 cm
Categories
Ex. Glyn Cunnick Collection, Classic Minerals
Locality
Wheal Phoenix, Linkinhorne, Liskeard, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Olivenite

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