Mid Cornwall Minerals
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Geological and Mineral Slice's.

 

This page is dedicated to the growing selection of polished slice's and cut sections we are producing,  some of which will be offered for sale,  much of the material is brought to us by geologists, mineralogists and sometimes by the general public who have come across an interesting rock in their travels. The cutting and polishing on the correct plane allows the normally hidden minerals within to become easily visible.

We also take on small one off commissions, sometimes a mixture of polished minerals and cast tin. The candlesticks in the header picture are such a project, all materials were sourced from within a mile of our home in  Luxulyan   

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Rhodonite, Greystones Quarry, Cornwall.

A cut and polished on one side slice of rhodonite that was collected from Greystones Quarry in the 1980's.

Size is approximately 130 mm x 70 mm x 8 mm.

Price £30.00 Postage UK £ 4.00. 

 

Contact  :  info@midcornwallminerals.co.uk  

Cassiterite var Wood Tin.                          Wheal Margery Cove. Cornwall.

Cassiterite var Wood Tin.  A small but very rich specimen of wood tin collected from the shore below Wheal Margery.

Size is approximately 50 mm x 40 mm x 15 mm.

Price: £ 25.00. Postage UK £ 4.00.

Contact:  info@midcornwallminerals.co.uk

Rhodonite. Bustamite.                              Treburland  manganese deposits.  Cornwall.

A cut and polished on one side and natural on the reverse,  hand size specimen of rhodonite from the Treburland manganese deposits. A very pretty specimen showing areas of manganese and bustamite.

Size approximately 130 mm x 60 mm x 25 mm.

Price £ 30.00. Postage UK £4.00.

Contact: info@midcornwallminerals.co.uk

Tourmaline in Quartz. Dartmoor.Devon.

Tourmaline in quartz. Holne Tor. Dartmoor .

Rich tourmalinne blades. Stunning in good light.

A large heavy specimen size. 130 mm x 130 mm x 17 mm. 

Price:£25.00.

Postage: UK £4.00. World zone one. £10.00.

Contact:info@midcornwallminerals.co.uk

 

Sold

West Wheal Basset, Cornwall.

A smoky quartz matrix with fluorite epimorphs that has been cut and polished on one side, an interesting assemblage of pyrite, chalcopyrite and smoky quartz on the polished face.

Specimen size: 100 mm x 65 mm x 40 mm.

Price: £ 40.00.

Postage to Uk £4.00 . World zone one £10.00.

Contact: info@midcornwallminerals.co.uk

 

 

Sphalerite-Chalcopyrite.                   Cligga Head Mine , Cornwall.

Cligga Head Mine.

A very rich cut and polished on one side, specimen of Sphalerite with Chalcopyrite cutting through one corner. Collected underground from an area close to Contact Shaft.

Specimen is approximately 80 mm x 90 mm and 12 mm thick.

Price: £ 25:00.

Contact: info@midcornwallminerals.co.uk  

Sold

Restormel Royal Iron Mine.Cornwall.

A very large cut and polished on one side, specimen of typical Restormel Royal Iron Mine matrix.

The quartz / jasper matrix is shot through with rich goethite, limonite and hematite 

 

The specimen measures approximately 160mm x 130mm x 11 mm and makes for a great display specimen.

 

Price £ 40:00.

 

Postage to UK mainland £4.00, rest of the World £10.00

 

Contact: info@midcornwallminerals.co.uk 

Restormel Royal Iron Mine Cornwall.
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