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CG1-ACJBaryte BaSO4 , Galena PbS

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Wheal Exmouth, Christow, Teignbridge, Devon, England, UK

Typical banded formation of Baryte, I managed to fracture this piece out just before leaving. Inclusions of Galena are also seen at the top and at the bottom. This specimen is part of the Phil and Martin Allen collection. Approximately 16 by 7 cm. Found in November of 2010.
Copyright: © MAD Minerals      Photo ID: 346910     Uploaded by: Martin Allen (2)   View Count: 302   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3296 x 2472 pixels (8.1 Mpix)

M3Y-N2AChert

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Ramsley Mine, South Tawton, West Devon, Devon, England, UK

A hand axe with the correct shape and chips from when it was worked.
Copyright: © MAD Minerals      Photo ID: 346909     Uploaded by: Martin Allen (2)   View Count: 147   Approval status: User gallery only    Type: Photo - 3296 x 2472 pixels (8.1 Mpix)

WQX-0R3Copper Cu , Malachite Cu2(CO3)(OH)2

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Phoenix United Mine, Minions, Linkinhorne, Cornwall, England, UK

A large specimen of native copper, the Phil Allen collection.
Copyright: © MAD Minerals      Photo ID: 346908     Uploaded by: Martin Allen (2)   View Count: 127   Approval status: User gallery only    Type: Photo - 3296 x 2472 pixels (8.1 Mpix)

6DV-CGFCassiterite SnO2 , Quartz SiO2

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Cligga Mine, Cligga Head, Perranporth, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall, England, UK

Solid masses of Cassiterite spread over a large piece of greissen, with some quartz inclusions.
Copyright: © MAD Minerals      Photo ID: 346907     Uploaded by: Martin Allen (2)   View Count: 136   Approval status: User gallery only    Type: Photo - 3296 x 2472 pixels (8.1 Mpix)

CWP-EQ8Cassiterite SnO2 , Quartz SiO2

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Cligga Mine, Cligga Head, Perranporth, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall, England, UK

A dense section of cassiterite, this specimen had come down from the cliff through plucking.
Copyright: © Phil Allen      Photo ID: 346903     Uploaded by: Martin Allen (2)   View Count: 130   Approval status: User gallery only    Type: Photo - 3296 x 2472 pixels (8.1 Mpix)

MYX-U6CPyrite FeS2

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Virtuous Lady Mine, Buckland Monachorum, West Devon, Devon, England, UK

The biggest Pyrite cube I have ever collected, 1cm by 1cm, found isolated on the tip, on the side next to the river. Extensive searching of the area found no more this size, exept another cube in a slate matrix. Martin Allen collection.
Copyright: © MAD Minerals      Photo ID: 338918     Uploaded by: Martin Allen (2)   View Count: 294   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3296 x 2472 pixels (8.1 Mpix)

H0H-LL7Quartz SiO2 , Chalcocite Cu2S

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Geevor Mine, Pendeen, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK

30cm of chalcocite and quartz between the 17th and 19th levels. Phil Allen and Martin Allen collection.
Photo ID: 337898     Uploaded by: Martin Allen (2)   View Count: 214   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3296 x 2472 pixels (8.1 Mpix)

RMF-YA0Goethite α-Fe3+O(OH) , Quartz SiO2

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Restormel Royal Iron Mine, Lostwithiel, Cornwall, England, UK

Part of a much larger specimen, small nodules of goethite with a quartz coating.
Photo ID: 337897     Uploaded by: Martin Allen (2)   View Count: 103   Approval status: User gallery only    Type: Photo - 3296 x 2472 pixels (8.1 Mpix)

NNF-GQFCalcite CaCO3 , Quartz SiO2

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Eaglebrook Mine, Nant-y-Moch Reservoir area, Talybont, Ceulanymaesmawr, Ceredigion, Wales, UK

A gigantic crystallysation of calcite on quartz, collected at eaglebrook mine whist on the hunt for crystals of calcite.
Photo ID: 337878     Uploaded by: Martin Allen (2)   View Count: 189   Approval status: User gallery only    Type: Photo - 3296 x 2472 pixels (8.1 Mpix)

P5D-LENGrossular Ca3Al2(SiO4)3

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Meldon Quarry, Okehampton Hamlets, West Devon, Devon, England, UK

Dodecahedron, garnet situated in its matrix, part of the Martin Allen collection.
Copyright: © MAD Minerals      Photo ID: 336441     Uploaded by: Martin Allen (2)   View Count: 330   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3296 x 2472 pixels (8.1 Mpix)
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