• Olivenite Var Wood Copper/ Wood Olivenite
  • Olivenite Var Wood Copper/ Wood Olivenite
  • Olivenite Var Wood Copper/ Wood Olivenite
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Olivenite Var Wood Copper/ Wood Olivenite

ID: CC981

An excellent example of Wood Copper from one of the best locations in Cornwall for the variety, namely Wheal Unity, St. Day. The Olivenite forms a thick coating up to 1cm deep on a white Quartz matrix. The specimen displays to advantage the radial annular formation of the Wood Copper. The colour is from a very light brown at the center of the circular Wood Copper to a much deeper brown at the rims; with a fine silky luster. The Wood Copper is overgrown by more typical green Olivenite, and cavities are lined with sparkling drusy crystals. A very fine specimen of this variety of Olivenite from Wheal Unity.

Details

Dimensions
6.2 × 4.2 × 3.6 cm
Categories
Locality
Wheal Unity, St Day, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Olivenite

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