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Turquoise

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Locality: 
Gunheath Pit, St Austell, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 4.5 × 3 cm
Description

Hi All, this auction is part of a series of ‘Clear-out Minerals’ Clear-out auctions. This specimen and the majority of others on offer this have a starting price 50% or more lower than in all previous auctions. Happy bidding. A sizeable specimen of turquoise with quartz from 'Bunny Section' of the famous Gunheath Chine Clay Pit. Good colour.

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What's on the rock

Turquoise

Formula: 
Cu(Al,Fe3+)6(PO4)4(OH)8·4H2O
Strunz: 
8.DD.15
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
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