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Witherite and Alstonite from Brownley Hill Mine, Alston Moor District, Cumbria, England (Type Locality for Witherite and Alstonite)

 
Witherite and Alstonite from Brownley Hill Mine, Alston Moor District, Cumbria, England (Type Locality for Witherite and Alstonite)

Witherite and Alstonite from Brownley Hill Mine, Alston Moor District, Cumbria, England (Type Locality for Witherite and Alstonite)

Witherite and Alstonite from Brownley Hill Mine, Alston Moor District, Cumbria, England (Type Locality for Witherite and Alstonite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 39761
Mineral:Witherite and Alstonite
Locality:Brownley Hill Mine, Alston Moor District, Cumbria, England (Type Locality for Witherite and Alstonite)
Description:Translucent gray witherite crystals up to 18 mm across perched on a domed formation of massive witherite with translucent colorless scalenohedral alstonite crystals up to 10 mm long. The bottom is hollowed by a solution cavity. Ex. Aberdeen University; Gordon collection #6977
Overall Size:9.5x6x5 cm
Crystals:1-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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