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LOT 6104

Estimate
GBP (£) 50 - 70
EUR (€) 59 - 82
USD ($) 66 - 93

Sold for (Inc. bp): £57

Natural History - Cornish Mineral Specimen Collection

A group of ten good-sized mineral specimens from Cornwall, UK, comprising: rhodonite and tephroite with one polished face from Greystone Wood Mine, Lezant; luxullianite with one polished face from Luxulyan Valley; fluorite from Wheal Wrey, St Ive; a quartz crystal from Wheal Jane, Baldhu; a free-standing cluster of quartz crystals from Wheal Margery, St Ives; chalcedony from Wheal Herland, Gwinear; a cluster of calcite crystals from Wheal Wrey, St Ive; quartz from Hallenbeagle Mine, Scorrier; quartz from Wheal Mary ann. Menheniot, Liskeard; a cluster of quartz crystals from Wheal Charlotte, Porthtowan; each with an identification label with find location. 1.9 kg total, 5.6-10.1cm (2 1/4 - 4"). Fine condition. [10, No Reserve]

Provenance
De-acquisitioned from a private Cornwall, UK, collection; from Cornwall, UK.