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Images Dated 2013: June

June Collection
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Images Dated 2013: May

May Collection
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Images Dated 2013: October

October Collection
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Background imageImages Dated 2013: Gold, Carnon Stream Works, Perranarworthal, Cornwall, England

Gold, Carnon Stream Works, Perranarworthal, Cornwall, England
Gold is a native element and precious metal which has been prized by mankind for thousands of years for its beauty, malleability and resistance to corrosion

Background imageImages Dated 2013: Tetrahedrite, Trenance, St Issey, near Padstow, Cornwall, England

Tetrahedrite, Trenance, St Issey, near Padstow, Cornwall, England
Tetrahedrite coated in chalcopyrite with minor siderite. Collector Philip Rashleigh wrote: Crystals of Grey Copper Ore in triangles with a little spatose Iron Ore, near Padstow. Rashleigh Collection

Background imageImages Dated 2013: Bournonite with Quartz, Herodsfoot Mine, Lanreath, Cornwall, England

Bournonite with Quartz, Herodsfoot Mine, Lanreath, Cornwall, England
Steel-grey twinned bournonite crystals, in distinctive cog wheel formation, with colourless quartz. This fine specimen from the lead and silver mine, Herodsfoot

Background imageImages Dated 2013: Cassiterite, Wherry Mine, Wherrytown, Penzance, Cornwall, England

Cassiterite, Wherry Mine, Wherrytown, Penzance, Cornwall, England
Cassiterite with quartz. A very rich tin ore of a brown colour with black crystals of a curious form on the surface intermixed with white quartz

Background imageImages Dated 2013: Okimono, Japan

Okimono, Japan
This carved object, depicting an egg and two rats, was made in Japan in the mid 1800s. It is known as an okimono, which means object for display in Japanese

Background imageImages Dated 2013: Cuprite with Minor Quartz, Gwennap, Cornwall, England

Cuprite with Minor Quartz, Gwennap, Cornwall, England
This specimen was drawn for Specimens of British Minerals, Selected from the Cabinet of Philip Rashleigh (1797, Volume 1, Plate 16)

Background imageImages Dated 2013: Wolframite, Castle an Dinas Mine, St Columb Major, Cornwall, England

Wolframite, Castle an Dinas Mine, St Columb Major, Cornwall, England
Wolframite contains iron, manganese and tungsten and is the main ore mineral of tungsten. Until the mid 1800s it was treated as a waste product but it later became a high value by product at many tin

Background imageImages Dated 2013: Chalcophyllite, Wheal Gorland, St Day, Gwennap, Cornwall, England

Chalcophyllite, Wheal Gorland, St Day, Gwennap, Cornwall, England
Coarse crystals of chalcophyllite. Collector Philip Rashleigh wrote in his mineral catalogue: Transparent six sided thin Crystals of Copper Ore with some eight sided crystals of green Do

Background imageImages Dated 2013: Chalcocite with Quartz, Cooks Kitchen Mine, Illogan, Cornwall, England

Chalcocite with Quartz, Cooks Kitchen Mine, Illogan, Cornwall, England
This specimen was drawn for Specimens of British Minerals, Selected from the Cabinet of Philip Rashleigh (1797, Volume 1, Plate 7)

Background imageImages Dated 2013: Torbernite on Quartz, Wheal Basset, Illogan, Cornwall, England

Torbernite on Quartz, Wheal Basset, Illogan, Cornwall, England
An earthy, orange coated, quartz mass bearing fine towers and clusters of books of emerald to bottle green square plates of torbernite

Background imageImages Dated 2013: Calcite, Ball Eye Mine, Cromford, Derbyshire, England

Calcite, Ball Eye Mine, Cromford, Derbyshire, England
Calcite, dog-tooth spar variety. This specimen was drawn for Specimens of British Minerals, Selected from the Cabinet of Philip Rashleigh (1797, Volume 1, Plate 20)

Background imageImages Dated 2013: Malachite, Wheal Husband, Sticker, St Ewe, Cornwall, England

Malachite, Wheal Husband, Sticker, St Ewe, Cornwall, England
Botryoidal malachite coated in limonite. This specimen was drawn for Specimens of British Minerals, Selected from the Cabinet of Philip Rashleigh (1797, Volume 1, Plate 8)

Background imageImages Dated 2013: Clinoclase, St Day, Gwennap, Cornwall, England

Clinoclase, St Day, Gwennap, Cornwall, England
Spheroidal clinoclase coating liroconite, 4.5 cm in diameter. The specimen is probably from Wheal Gorland or Wheal Unity. Collector Philip Rashleigh wrote in his mineral catalogue

Background imageImages Dated 2013: Native Copper, Cooks Kitchen, Illogan, Cornwall, England

Native Copper, Cooks Kitchen, Illogan, Cornwall, England
Solid crystalline copper like a root of a tree crystallised at the points. Collector Philip Rashleigh wrote in his mineral catalogue: Virgin Copper in form of the Root of a Tree

Background imageImages Dated 2013: Cassiterite, Wheal Maudlin, Lostwithiel (formerly in Lanlivery Parish), Cornwall, England

Cassiterite, Wheal Maudlin, Lostwithiel (formerly in Lanlivery Parish), Cornwall, England
A superb twinned crystal of cassiterite. In Cornwall, cassiterite is concentrated in hydrothermal veins and pegmatites associated with granite intrusions

Background imageImages Dated 2013: Cassiterite Partly Replacing Orthoclase, Wheal Coates, St Agnes, Cornwall, England

Cassiterite Partly Replacing Orthoclase, Wheal Coates, St Agnes, Cornwall, England
Twinned crystals of orthoclase feldspar partially replaced by cassiterite. This rare kind of replacement, or partial pseudomorph, is best seen in specimens from Wheal Coates

Background imageImages Dated 2013: Copper with Quartz, South Caradon Mine, St Cleer, Cornwall, England

Copper with Quartz, South Caradon Mine, St Cleer, Cornwall, England
Copper with crystalline quartz. Most Cornish copper specimens are dull, but native copper (pure copper, uncombined with any other elements) from Caradon is invariably bright

Background imageImages Dated 2013: Copper, United Mines, Gwennap, Cornwall, England

Copper, United Mines, Gwennap, Cornwall, England
This specimen was drawn for Specimens of British Minerals, Selected from the Cabinet of Philip Rashleigh (1797, Volume 1, Plate 17)

Background imageImages Dated 2013: Copper, Botallack, St Just, Cornwall, England

Copper, Botallack, St Just, Cornwall, England
A dendritic growth of copper crystals. Also known as native copper, the specimen is pure copper, uncombined with any other elements

Background imageImages Dated 2013: Chalcocite, Cooks Kitchen Mine, Illogan, Cornwall, England

Chalcocite, Cooks Kitchen Mine, Illogan, Cornwall, England
Coarse platy chalcocite. This specimen was drawn for Specimens of British Minerals, Selected from the Cabinet of Philip Rashleigh (1797, Volume 1, Plate 15)

Background imageImages Dated 2013: Scorodite, Tincroft Mine, Illogan, Cornwall, England

Scorodite, Tincroft Mine, Illogan, Cornwall, England
This specimen was drawn for Specimens of British Minerals, Selected from the Cabinet of Philip Rashleigh (1797, Volume 1, Plate 9, Figure 3) which states Is copper ore of a dull olive-green colour

Background imageImages Dated 2013: Chalcopyrite with Quartz and Minor Sphalerite, United Kingdom

Chalcopyrite with Quartz and Minor Sphalerite, United Kingdom
This specimen was drawn for Specimens of British Minerals, Selected from the Cabinet of Philip Rashleigh (1797, Volume 1, Plate 7, Figure 3) which states Is yellow copper ore

Background imageImages Dated 2013: Chalcopyrite with Malachite, East Pool Mine, Illogan, Cornwall, England

Chalcopyrite with Malachite, East Pool Mine, Illogan, Cornwall, England
Capillary chalcopyrite with malachite. This specimen was drawn for Specimens of British Minerals, Selected from the Cabinet of Philip Rashleigh (1797, Volume 1, Plate 6)

Background imageImages Dated 2013: Malachite, North Wheal Basset, Illogan, Cornwall, England

Malachite, North Wheal Basset, Illogan, Cornwall, England
Clusters of botryoidal malachite crystals. Malachite is a common hydrated copper carbonate secondary mineral, formed by the near surface weathering of primary sulphide minerals

Background imageImages Dated 2013: Chalcocite with Chalcopyrite, Tincroft Mine, Illogan, Cornwall, England

Chalcocite with Chalcopyrite, Tincroft Mine, Illogan, Cornwall, England
Steel coloured crystals of chalcocite covering chalcopyrite. This botryoidal variety of chalcopyrite is known as blister copper

Background imageImages Dated 2013: Chalcopyrite on Quartz, Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall, England

Chalcopyrite on Quartz, Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall, England
Brassy yellow crystals of chalcopyrite, with an iridescent tarnish, on colourless quartz crystals. The specimen label states Six sided cristals of yellow copper ore crossing each other in opake

Background imageImages Dated 2013: Cassiterite, Ulu Johan, Ipoh, Kinta district, Southern Perak, Malaysia

Cassiterite, Ulu Johan, Ipoh, Kinta district, Southern Perak, Malaysia
This large specimen of water worn cassiterite was brought to Cornwall from Malaysia by Redruth businessman James Wickett in 1910


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