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Hematite and Quartz from Beckermet Mine, Egremont, Cumbria, England

 
Hematite and Quartz from Beckermet Mine, Egremont, Cumbria, England

Hematite and Quartz from Beckermet Mine, Egremont, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 33700
Mineral:Hematite and Quartz
Locality:Beckermet Mine, Egremont, Cumbria, England
Description:Concave cluster of specular hematite crystals included in, and overgrown on Cumberland-habit (di-pyramidal crystals, often mislabeled as Beta-quartz) smoky quartz crystals. A second generation of quartz microcrystals grew on the hematite crystals. Ex. John A. Rorer, Jr. collection #103; Ex. George P. Carlson, University of London 1951.
Overall Size:7x6x5 cm
Crystals:.1-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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