Description

    Botallackite
    Levant Mine
    Trewellard, St Just
    St Just District, Cornwall
    England, UK
    3.93 x 2.77 x 0.96 inches (10.00 x 7.06 x 2.45 cm)


    A secondary Copper mineral, Botallackite is often a "mountain-green" color as can be seen in this dark example with very dark micro "balls" and a drusy coating resembling Hydromulch on a brownish "dirt" matrix. The piece sits flat on its own without a base, and has a "UK049" sticker on the bottom. From a mine in the same district as the type locality for the mineral, this one needs to be viewed with a loupe.

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]


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    October, 2015
    22nd-29th Thursday-Thursday
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