• Siderite on Quartz An Chalcopyrite
  • Siderite on Quartz An Chalcopyrite
  • Siderite on Quartz An Chalcopyrite
Gallery

Siderite on Quartz An Chalcopyrite

ID: CC3461

Spherical clusters of light biscuit Siderite are seen scattered and inter grown on white prismatic crystals of Quartz, from the celebrated Virtuous Lady Mine, Buckland Monachorum, Devon. The clusters of Siderite measuring to an average of 0.7cm diameter, are seen to be composed of layers of lenticular crystals. A matrix of Black tarnished druse of Chalcopyrite crystals supports the contrasting Siderite and Quartz. A metallic silvery mass of Arsenopyrite has been over grown by the later formed Chalcopyrite. A fine specimen from this well known Devonshire Mine.

Details

Dimensions
5.5 × 5.5 × 4.3 cm
Categories
Ex. Shields Flynn Collection
Locality
Virtuous Lady Mine, Buckland Monachorum, Devon, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Siderite

Related Mineral Specimens

Siderite with Dolomite
$750
 Morro Velho Mine, Nova Lima, Minas Gerais, Brazil, South America
A beautiful rich cluster of deep golden-tan lenticular Siderite crystals, typically to 2.5 cm wide...
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...
Siderite with Dolomite on Galena
$1,200
 Pribram, Bohemia, Czech Republic, Europe
Well developed saddle crystal habit crystals of white Dolomite set on lustrous brown...
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...