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Alstonite with Barite from High Cross Vein, Brownley Hill Mine, Nenthead, Cumbria, England (Type Locality for Alstonite)

 
Alstonite with Barite from High Cross Vein, Brownley Hill Mine, Nenthead, Cumbria, England (Type Locality for Alstonite)

Alstonite with Barite from High Cross Vein, Brownley Hill Mine, Nenthead, Cumbria, England (Type Locality for Alstonite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 33767
Mineral:Alstonite with Barite
Locality:High Cross Vein, Brownley Hill Mine, Nenthead, Cumbria, England (Type Locality for Alstonite)
Description:Richly-crystallized cluster of colorless alstonite crystals up to 5 mm with bladed barite crystals up to 4 mm. The alstonite resembles calcite, except there is no cleavage as seen in calcite. Ex. John A. Rorer, Jr. collection #167; Ex. D. Lloyd Collection
Overall Size:5.5x3x3 cm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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