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Quartz pseudomorphs after Barite(?) from Penhale Mine, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall, England

 
Quartz pseudomorphs after Barite(?) from Penhale Mine, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall, England

Quartz pseudomorphs after Barite(?) from Penhale Mine, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 5674
Mineral:Quartz pseudomorphs after Barite(?)
Locality:Penhale Mine, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall, England
Description:White quartz pseudomorphs after bladed barite (?) crystals up to 4 mm covering both front and rear of matrix. It is unclear what the original mineral was, barite is likely, but it also resemble stilbite in shape (pointed blades). Ex. Swigert collection #1747
Overall Size:7x5x3 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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