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Mineral Specimen #6969    Quartz, Specular Hematite, Dolomite

Beckermet Mine, Haile, Copeland, Cumbria, England

6.1 x 3.8 x 4 cm
2.4 x 1.5 x 1.6 in


Ex. E. Morales from Jenny's Rock Shop, Munich show, Oct. 1980

On this specimen, there is a group of Quartz crystals with parallel growth that is similar in habit to Alpine quartz. The Quartz crystals are striated and appear to have a slight curve similar to a gwindel. The Quartz is a light smoky color. Also present is black colored Specularite with a high luster. Light orange/pink Dolomite is also present. The matrix of the specimen is massive Hematite.

Condition: Very Good

Flaws: There is one spot on the edge of the main crystal group which has a small bruise.

This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Europe | Quartz | Oxides and Hydroxides | Carbonates | Minerals with Inclusions | Minerals Priced Between 100 and 199 Dollars