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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

DESCRIPTION:No. 41463
Mineral:Turquoise with Cassiterite var. Varlamoffite
Locality:Bunny Mine, St. Austell, Cornwall, England
Description:Blue-green crusts of turquoise, variety Rashleighite in cavities in milky quartz matrix with a black partial cassiterite crystal on the rear side (originally the obsolete mineral species Varlamoffite). Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #2863; collected by Robert J. King in May 1948
Overall Size:5.5x4.5x3.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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