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Cryolite with Siderite from Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland (Type Locality for Cryolite)

 
Cryolite with Siderite from Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland (Type Locality for Cryolite)

Cryolite with Siderite from Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland (Type Locality for Cryolite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 24953
Mineral:Cryolite with Siderite
Locality:Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland (Type Locality for Cryolite)
Description:Large specimen of white cryolite with one face covered in rare crystals of cryolite. Scattered brown siderite crystals up to 2 cm throughout. Dates to the 1880s. A historic specimen from this famous mine that originally opened in 1854.
Overall Size:7x5x4 cm
Crystals:4-6 mm cryolite xls.
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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