• Witherite on Alstonite
  • Witherite on Alstonite
  • Witherite on Alstonite
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Witherite on Alstonite

$1,200.00   €1,032  £870.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC6375

Excellent double terminated crystal of classic white Witherite measuring to 3.3cm on Alstonite from the Fallowfield Mine, Northumberland. A characteristic pyramidal translucent crystal of Witherite shows a central area of oscillatory growth between the positive and negative pyramidal faces. A micro-crystal druse of white Alstonite supports the Witherite crystal on a compact granular Calcite matrix with spots of Galena and Sphalerite. A fine Witherite from the mine.

Details

Dimensions
5.8 × 3.7 × 3.3 cm
Categories
Ex. Shields Flynn Collection, Rare Minerals
Locality
Fallowfield Mine, Hexham, Northumberland, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Alstonite, Witherite

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