28.53g LINARITE CHRYSOCOLLA CHALCOPYRITE SPECIMEN KING ARTHUR MINE GREECE

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Dimensions (mm) 27 x 26 x 22mm
Weight (carats) 142.65 carats
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LINARITE CHRYSOCOLLA CHALCOPYRITE SPECIMEN

ALL PHOTOS AND VIDEO WERE TAKEN IN NATURAL DAYLIGHT

MUCH MORE IMPRESSIVE THAN THE PHOTOS REVEAL

ORIGIN : KING ARTHUR MINE, KIRKI, EVROS, THRACE, GREECE


Wonderful example of rich royal electric blue Linarite crystals along with light green Chrysoolla and shiny golden Chalcopyrite. Specimen is wonderful under magnification. Colors contrast wonderfully Although crystals are obvious to the naked eye, specimen requires magnification in order to fully enjoy the range of interesting structures. Linarite is not a common mineral, it is a somewhat rare crystalline mineral that is known among mineral collectors for its unusually intense, pure blue color. Linarite from this locality is considered to be very rare because not only hardly any of this material is available on the market (google search) but also because the small mine is hard to find “lost” in the heavily forested hills. With a partly collapsed entrance and the main tunnel full of water, mining activity is extremely rare. King Arthur mine is a small-scale mine which was operated in the 30’s by English mining company. King Arthur mine operated from 1936 to 1940 and after closing it was forgotten and "lost" in the forested hills. Linarite was first described in 1822 by Henry James Brooke , who named the mineral Linares in Spain after its type locality. A wonderful example of an extremely hard to find mineral specimen. Will be a wonderful addition to any mineral or rock collection. Do not miss this opportunity.

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Auction ID 1470042
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Starts 30th Apr 2021 1:36pm PDT

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