• Siderite Var Fish Scale Habit
  • Siderite Var Fish Scale Habit
  • Siderite Var Fish Scale Habit
  • Siderite Var Fish Scale Habit

Siderite Var Fish Scale Habit

ID: CC4149

Extremely well developed disc-like crystals of Siderite in the variety Fish Scale habit, from the Virtuous Lady Mine, Buckland Monachorum, Devon. Crystals of translucent clove-brown Siderite with rare reddish areas, measuring to 1.4cm looking a little like a tortoise shell domed form. The Siderite has developed over milky white crystals of Quartz, a classic from this very old World renowned Mine.


10.0 × 8.0 × 5.8 cm
Ex. Nick Carruth Collection, Classic Minerals
Virtuous Lady Mine, Buckland Monachorum, Devon, England, Europe

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