Description

    Siderite
    Wheal Maudlin (Wheal Mawdlin; Wheal Magdalen)
    Lostwithiel, St Austell District
    Cornwall, England, UK
    4.25 x 3.02 x 1.58 inches (10.80 x 7.68 x 4.02 cm)


    Most mineral collectors who take the hobby at all seriously will know of Cornwall as a prime locality for English specimens and consider it a classic in terms of what it has produced. This Siderite is old and rare in addition to being an excellent example of a globular, platy cluster of nodules. The dull brown example comes with an antique-looking, historic label indicating it dates all the way back to the late 19th Century.

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


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2016
    7th-14th Thursday-Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 2
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