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Liroconite

Liroconite

£25 of £1,250 raised

Liroconite, Wheal Gorland, St Day, Gwennap, Cornwall, England

 

A large, rare, liroconite crystal on strashimirite found in 1808. At 2.5cm, the specimen is the largest known crystal from any locality worldwide. Collector Philip Rashleigh wrote in his mineral catalogue: ‘1114 A crystal of copper ore in a double four sided pyramid of a transparent blue colour, the largest edge of the crystal 9/10th of an inch, the largest yet seen perfect’ . Rashleigh Collection

 

£ 25.00
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Donation Total: £25.00