• Olivenite on Quartz
  • Olivenite on Quartz
  • Olivenite on Quartz
  • Olivenite on Quartz
  • Olivenite on Quartz
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Olivenite on Quartz

ID: CC5142

A fine rich specimen of deep dark olive green Olivenite on Quartz from Wheal Gorland, Cornwall's most celebrated old copper mine. An abundant covering of crystallized botryoidal Olivenite measuring to 6cm x 3.4cm, formed over colourless to white prismatic crystals of Quartz, with white to pastel green tinted Kaolinite. A great specimen of Olivenite from the mine, many specimens of this caliber were found pre-1800.

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Dimensions
8.0 × 4.7 × 4.7 cm
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Locality
Wheal Gorland, St Day, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Olivenite

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