Chalcophyllite - huge crystal (ex Elling Coll.)

Ting Tang Mine, Gwenap, Cornwall, England
Thumbnail, 0.6 x 0.6 x 0.2 cm
Start Time: 03/25/2009 7:15:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 04/02/2009 8:00:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

A STRIKING thumbnail plate of scintillating, electric-aquamarine chalcophyllite from the famous Ting Tang Mine of Cornwall. This is CLASSIC, OLD-TIME material from this renowned district and mine. Chalcophyllite is an uncommon copper arsenate, and this is a HUGE CRYSTAL. although a thumbnail specimen, its the largest loose floating cruystal of this quality I have seen adn so has high impact and importance. Valued $900. Ex George Elling Collection.

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