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585-7T1Copper : Cu, Cuprite : Cu2O, Quartz : SiO2

South Caradon Mine, Caradon Hill, St Cleer, Liskeard District, Cornwall, England, UK

An open aggregate of native Copper. There is also a small amount of massive cuprite.

Overall size: 80*52*64mm
Copyright: © Greenside Minerals Ltd      Photo ID: 75143     Uploaded by: Gary (Gazza) Atkinson   View Count: 616   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 597 x 572 pixels (0.3 Mpix)

U3U-A18Chalcosiderite : CuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8·4H2O

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

A rich spread of dark green, translucent crystals of chalcosiderite mostly to 1mm but exceptionally reaching to 1.5mm. The covering consists of single crystals (and clusters of) tabular to short prismatic irregular hexagons on a matrix of quartz and iron oxides.

Overall size: 87*37*60mm
Copyright: © Greenside Minerals Ltd      Photo ID: 75137     Uploaded by: Gary (Gazza) Atkinson   View Count: 576   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 656 x 474 pixels (0.3 Mpix)

NPC-G7TFluorite : CaF2, Quartz : SiO2, Siderite : FeCO3

Cook's Kitchen Mine, Pool, Carn Brea, Cornwall, England, UK

This Cornish fluorite consists of light blue 10mm on edge balanced on water-clear quartz some of which are coated to one side light brown siderite crystals.

Overall size: 79*35*43mm
Copyright: © Greenside Minerals Ltd      Photo ID: 74756     Uploaded by: Gary (Gazza) Atkinson   View Count: 571   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 701 x 464 pixels (0.3 Mpix)


Ahmadnagar District, Maharashtra, India

An amazing specimen that consists entirely of a nest of pink, red and green spearhead-shaped tabular heulandite crystals to 12mm.

Overall size: 119*60*94mm
Copyright: © Greenside Minerals Ltd      Photo ID: 74754     Uploaded by: Gary (Gazza) Atkinson   View Count: 572   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 581 x 463 pixels (0.3 Mpix)

QFG-4FAChalcedony (Var: Agate) : SiO2, Quartz (Var: Chalcedony) : SiO2

Aurangabad District, Maharashtra, India

This extremely rare and unusual formation of agate was one of 5 from the find and is reputed to be the 3rd best of the lot - the 2 better specimens were sold at Tuscon in 2005. The find was made in September 2004.
The agate "growth" stands 65mm above its agate and chalcedony base. It has a translucent, pimpled surface and is blue/gray on one side and a dull cream/yellow on the other

Overall size:85*84*70mm
Copyright: © Greenside Minerals Ltd      Photo ID: 74707     Uploaded by: Gary (Gazza) Atkinson   View Count: 1281   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 527 x 560 pixels (0.3 Mpix)
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