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Pyromorphite with Pyromorphite-Mimetite overgrowth from Roughton Gill Mine, South Vein, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England

 
Pyromorphite with Pyromorphite-Mimetite overgrowth from Roughton Gill Mine, South Vein, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England

Pyromorphite with Pyromorphite-Mimetite overgrowth from Roughton Gill Mine, South Vein, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England

Pyromorphite with Pyromorphite-Mimetite overgrowth from Roughton Gill Mine, South Vein, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 60457
Mineral:Pyromorphite with Pyromorphite-Mimetite overgrowth
Locality:Roughton Gill Mine, South Vein, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England
Description:Lustrous translucent green stubby hexagonal pyromorphite crystals on quartz-rich matrix. The pyromorphite crystals have a 0.1 mm thick overgrowth of yellow pyromorphite or mimetite that has flaked off in areas revealing the green pyromorphite. Collected in November 1999
Overall Size:4.5x3.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:0.5-5.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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