Mineral "Linarite"


Dylife, Wales,  England, private collection from Netherlands.

Linarite is a somewhat rare, crystalline mineral that is known among mineral collectors for its unusually intense, pure blue color. It is formed by oxidation of galena and chalcopyrite and other copper sulfides. The condition of the sample is good. Age-related wear, fractures and minor cracks may appear. Dirt and dust may exist. Size approx. 3,0cm x 3,2cm x 2,3cm. Weight c. 30g.