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Olivenite from Wheal Unity, Gwennap, Cornwall, England

 
Olivenite from Wheal Unity, Gwennap, Cornwall, England

Olivenite from Wheal Unity, Gwennap, Cornwall, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 36391
Mineral:Olivenite
Locality:Wheal Unity, Gwennap, Cornwall, England
Description:One face of matrix completely coated with acicular green olivenite crystals. The olivenite crystals look beautiful under magnification: translucent green with silky surface luster. Ex. Jim Minette (1936-2002), compare to page 115 in Minerals of Cornwall and Devon
Overall Size:7x6x4 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: For reference only
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