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Mimetite on Barite with Psilomelane from Drygill Mine, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England

 
Mimetite on Barite with Psilomelane from Drygill Mine, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England

Mimetite on Barite with Psilomelane from Drygill Mine, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 58368
Mineral:Mimetite on Barite with Psilomelane
Locality:Drygill Mine, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England
Description:Lustrous yellow mimetite crystals to 3 mm a plate of translucent gray barite coated with sooty black psilomelane microcrystals. The mimetite crystals are both tapered prismatic form, and the barrel-shaped variety known as campylite by local collectors. Ex. W. Keller #7030; ex. P. Freeman (UK)
Overall Size:5x4x2 cm
Crystals:0.5-3.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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