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Turquoise with Cassiterite var. Varlamoffite from Bunny Mine, St. Austell, Cornwall, England

 
Turquoise with Cassiterite var. Varlamoffite from Bunny Mine, St. Austell, Cornwall, England

Turquoise with Cassiterite var. Varlamoffite from Bunny Mine, St. Austell, Cornwall, England

Turquoise with Cassiterite var. Varlamoffite from Bunny Mine, St. Austell, Cornwall, England

Turquoise with Cassiterite var. Varlamoffite from Bunny Mine, St. Austell, Cornwall, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 39108
Mineral:Turquoise with Cassiterite var. Varlamoffite
Locality:Bunny Mine, St. Austell, Cornwall, England
Description:Spherical crystals of blue-green turquoise up to 0.2 mm diameter in cavities with earth yellow-brown Fe-(OH) -rich cassiterite (originally the obsolete mineral species Varlamoffite). Crystallized turquoise is rare. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #5936; collected by Robert J. King in August, 1954
Overall Size:8x5x6 cm
Crystals:0.1-0.2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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