Mineral specimens
from
Cornwall, Devon and the West Country.


Siderite
from
Wheal Drea, Botallack, St Just,
Cornwall, England

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Material Siderite
Origin (Locality) Wheal Drea, Botallack, St Just, Cornwall, England.
Description

A cavity in powdery Limonite lined with intergrown well developed elongated triangular "bow" shaped Siderite crystal. A good sized specimen from a classic Siderite locality in Cornwall.

Dimensions 63mm x 52mm x 38mm Appx.
Largest crystal 3mm appx.
Stock Quantity 1 only
Available Yes
Rf. No. 8MS.140
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Liroconite with Olivenite
from
Wheal Gorland, St. Day, Cornwall, England

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Material Liroconite with Olivenite
Origin (Locality) Wheal Gorland, St Day, Cornwall, England, UK
Description

A 20mm x 13mm cavity in matrix lined with a layer of rich blue Liroconite crystals giving way to dark green terminaations of Olivenite in the centre.
A nice example of a great British classic.

Dimensions 42mm x 30mm x 30mm Appx.
Largest crystal 3mm appx.
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Rf. No. 8ML.025
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Goethite

from
Restormel Royal Iron Mine
Lostwithiel, Cornwall, England

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Material Goethite
Origin (Locality) Restormel Royal Iron Mine (Trinity Mine), Lostwithiel, Cornwall, England, UK
Description

Fine elongated needles of lustrous, dark brown to black prismatic terminated crystals of Goethite lining cavities in massive goethite matrix together with clusters of tiny sugary Quartz crystals.
Nice example from Restormel.

Dimensions 53mm x 53mm x 40mm Appx.
Largest crystal 3mm appx.
Stock Quantity 1 only
Available Yes
Rf. No. 8MG.023
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Clinoclase with Olivenite

from
Wheal Gorland, St Day, Cornwall, England, UK

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Material Clinoclase with Olivenite
Origin (Locality) Bawden's shaft, Wheal Gorland, St Day, Cornwall, England, UK.
Description

A 1cm area of Clinoclase made up of a number of interlocking and free grown microcrystals located
on the corner of a piece of Quartz rich veinstone in association with minor microscopic
Olivenite crystals here and there in adjacent cavities.

Dimensions 49mm x 30mm x 22mm Appx.
Largest crystal 1mm appx.
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Available Yes
Rf. No. 8MC.087
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Cassiterite

from
Relistian Mine, Cornwall, England

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Material Cassiterite
Origin (Locality) Relistian Mine (Relistien Mine; Relistian Consols), Reawla, Gwinear-Gwithian, Cornwall, England, UK
Description

Nice affordable Cornish specimen and a classic. A typical example of Relistian 'pebble conglomerate',
a pneumatolytic breccia that shows both angular and rounded fragments
with Cassiterite crystals of up to 1.5mm dispersed on a thin layer of crystallised Chlorite
that has formed between the conglomerate pebbles.
Some Chalcopyrite and Quartz in association.

Dimensions 100mm x 65mm x 45mm Appx.
Largest crystal 1.5mm appx.
Stock Quantity 1 only
Available Yes
Rf. No. 8MC.084
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Fluorite

from
Wheal Jane
Baldhu, Kea, Cornwall, England

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Material Flourite
Origin (Locality) Wheal Jane (Falmouth Consolidated Mines), Baldhu, Kea, Cornwall, England, UK
Description

A single very pale greenish to near colourless, transparent crystal of Fluorite from Wheal Jane without matrix.
Showing composite stepped crystal growth in part, the crystal is bevelled on its edges with the dodecahedral face. Incipient cleavages are clearly visible but the crystal is stable.
A great example of Wheal Jane Fluorite

Dimensions 55mm x 42mm x 42mm Appx.
Largest crystal As above
Stock Quantity 1 only
Available Yes
Rf. No. 8MF.052
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Liroconite from Wheal Gorland, Cornwall, England.

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Material Liroconite
Origin (Locality) Wheal gorland, St. Day United mines, Gwennap, St. Day District, Cornwall, England.
Description

Small cavity on surface of matrix with tiny crystal sections. Nice affordable Cornish classic.

Dimensions 65mm x 35mm x 20mm Appx.
Largest crystal Micro. Liroconite cavity area measures around 35mm x 12mm appx.
Stock Quantity 1 only
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Rf. No. 6ML.004
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Ceruleite from Wheal Gorland, Cornwall, England.

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Material Ceruleite
Origin (Locality) Wheal gorland, St. Day United mines, Gwennap, St. Day District, Cornwall, England.
Description

Pale blue velvety rounded growths lining cavity in matrix with small spray of dark bottle green olivenite crystals. Olivenite is present in other cavities on the specimen. Nice example from classic Cornish location.

Dimensions 50mm x 40mm x 30mm Appx.
Largest crystal Micro. Ceruleite cavity measures around 16mm x 6mm appx.
Stock Quantity 1 only
Available Yes
Rf. No. 6MC.032
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Mendipite from Merehead Quarry, Somerset, England.

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Material Mendipite
Origin (Locality) Torr works Quarry (Merehead Quarry), East Cranmore, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, England. 
Description

Pale buff coloured columnar mass embedded in dense dark gray fine grained matrix of manganese oxides. A rare mineral these days. Very nice example.

Dimensions 55mm x 40mm x 25mm Appx.
Largest crystal N/A
Stock Quantity 1 only
Available Yes
Rf. No. 5MM.019
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Rhodochrosite from Merehead Quarry, Somerset, England.

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Material Rhodochrosite
Origin (Locality) Torr works Quarry (Merehead Quarry), East Cranmore, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, England. 
Description

Calcite lined cavity in manganese rich matrix coated in pale pink tiny rhodochrosite crystals. Nice location piece.

Dimensions 50mm x 55mm x 45mm Appx.
Largest crystal Micro
Stock Quantity 1 only
Available Yes
Rf. No. 6MR.033
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Classic Cerussite from Pentire Glaze, Cornwall

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Material "Jackstraw" Cerussite.
Origin (Locality) Pentire Glaze Mine, St. Minver, Wadebridge district, Cornwall, England, U.K.
Description Super example of almost pure white "Jackstraw" needles from a classic Cornish location.
A very delicate piece!
Dimensions 50mm x 15mm x 15mm Appx.
Largest crystal 12mm Appx.
Stock Quantity 1 only
Available Yes
Rf. No. 6MC.055
Price

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Wavellite from High Down Quarry, Filliegh, North Devon, England.

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Material Wavellite
Origin (Locality) High Down Quarry, Filliegh, North Devon, England. 
Description Blocky, local slate fragment covered on one surface (joint plane) and one end with radiating yellowish brown circles of wavellite to about 7mm diameter. Nice example. Includes old collection label.
Dimensions 80mm x 50mm x 32mm Appx.
Largest crystal 4mm Appx.
Stock Quantity 1 only
Available Yes
Rf. No. 5MW.015
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Quartz crystals from Cornwall.

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Material Quartz crystals
Origin (Locality) Small group of crystals from the china clay pit area of cornwall.
Description St. Austell China Clay works, Cornwall, UK.
Dimensions 55mm x 55mm x 35mm Appx.
Largest crystal 20mm Appx.
Stock Quantity 1 only
Available Yes
Rf. No. 5MQ.066
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Biotite Mica from Cornwall
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Material Biotite Mica
Origin (Locality) Trelavour Downs, St. Austell, Cornwall, England, U.K. 
Description Intergrown mass of bronzy plates.
Dimensions 80mm x 40mm x 20mm Appx.
Largest crystal N/A
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Rf. No. 5MB.116
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Smokey Quartz From Cornwall.

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Material Smokey Quartz
Origin (Locality) Small group of crystals from the china clay pit area of cornwall.
Description St. Austell China Clay works, Cornwall, UK.
Dimensions 50mm x 45mm x 35mm Appx.
Largest crystal 12mm Appx.
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Rf. No. 5MQ.119
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Libethenite from Cornwall.

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Material Libethenite
Origin (Locality) Gunheath China Clay Pit, St. Austell, Cornwall, England, U.K.
Description Flat bed of micro olive green crystals
Dimensions 75mm x 50mm x 8mm Appx.
Largest crystal 0.5mm Appx.
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Rf. No. 6ML.009
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Scorodite from Devon
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Material Scorodite
Origin (Locality) Hemerdon Ball Mine, Plympton, Tavistock District, Devon, England, U.K.
Description A single shallow cavity measuring 20mm x 15mm in quartz matrix richly lined with blue-green crystals of scorodite.
Overall Dimensions of Spec. 60mm x 45mm x 30mm Appx.
Largest crystal 2mm Appx.
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Rf. No. CAN.001
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Scorodite from Devon
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Material Scorodite
Origin (Locality) Hemerdon Ball Mine, Plympton, Tavistock District, Devon, England, U.K.
Description An interesting example of Scorodite from Hemerdon Ball mine showing quite large (for the locality) crystals to 5.5mm in association with dark brown Cassiterite, all embelishing a crudely developed Quartz crystal.
Overall Dimensions of Spec. 47mm x 23mm x 19mm Appx.
Largest crystal 5.5mm Appx.
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Rf. No. CAN.002
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Fluorite from Tavistock, Devon.
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Material Blue Fluorite
Origin (Locality) Bere Alston, Tavistock District, Devon, England, U.K.
Description Rich blue translucent crystal section with a yellowish core, showing one or two crystal faces and crystal growth markings.
Dimensions 75mm x 45mm x 30mm Appx.
Largest crystal mm Appx.
Stock Quantity 1 only
Available Yes
Rf. No. 6MF.061
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