• Siderite on Quartz
  • Siderite on Quartz
  • Siderite on Quartz
  • Siderite on Quartz
Gallery

Siderite on Quartz

ID: CC1267

Excellent crystal specimen of well developed Siderite on Quartz from the Carn Brea Mine, Illogan, Cornwall. The mine developed a number of lodes in the most intensively mined area of Cornwall. The specimen we have from the mine depicts two connected clusters of steeply rhombic crystals of Siderite measuring to 1.1cm. Crystals of Siderite have a body yellow brown colour, with translucent yellow edges and flashes of red. A band/vein of drusy milky white is the host for the Siderite, both minerals are on a grey-green Chlorite with spots of Quartz and Cassiterite.

Details

Dimensions
8.6 × 4.0 × 3.9 cm
Categories
Locality
Carn Brea Mine, Illogan, Redruth, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Siderite

Related Mineral Specimens

GALENA with SIDERITE and QUARTZ
$350
 Neudorf, Harzgerode mining district, Harz, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Equant, bright and highly reflective Galena crystals to 8 mm on edge are scattered over a matrix of...
Galena
$3,500
 Churprinz Friedrich August Erbstolln Mine (Churprinz Mine; Kurprinz Mine), Großschirma, Freiberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
A superb and all-around showy specimen of cuboctahedral Galena crystals of metallic grey covering a...
Siderite
$1,500
 Great Onslow Consols, St Breward, Wadebridge, Cornwall, England, Europe
A rare and sought after specimen from the comparatively small Great Onslow Consols...
Siderite Epimorphs after Calcite
$350
 Turț, Negrești-Oaș, Oaș Mts, Satu Mare, Satu Mare Co., Romania
Rhombic crystals of Calcite measuring to around 2cm have been epimorphed by a zoned development...