Minerals from Smelters...................Updated 24 May 2018Cornwall & Devon
720 CUPRITE - Angarrack Copper Smelter, Hayle, Cornwall, England Tiny ruby-red cubic Cuprite crystals in cavities in smelter slag matrix +/- Brochantite 1.00 1
721 PHOSGENITE & SELENITE - Penpol Creek, Devoran, Cornwall, England SOLD Small beige blocky or tabular Phosgenite crystals with colourless Selenite crystals in cavities in smelter slag . .
722 SELENITE, LAURIONITE, PHOSGENITE & ARAGONITE - Penpol Creek, Devoran, Cornwall, England SOLD Colourless Selenite crystals with small whitish elongated Laurionite crystals, small beige blocky or tabular Phosgenite crystals and tiny white spiky Aragonite crystals in cavities in smelter slag . .
type_document_Title_here Whashton Smelter, Richmond, North Yorkshire, England & Hipper Slag Mill, Holymoorside, Derbyshire, England type_document_Title_here
CONNELLITE Spheres of minute blue Connellite crystals
CUPRITE Minute ruby red octahedral or cubic Cuprite crystals
SULPHUR Tiny but very gemmy single Sulphur crystals scattered over matrix
UNNAMED BARIUM THIOSULPHATE FLUORIDE Sprays of colourless to pale pink elongated tabular Bariun Thiosulphate Fluoride crystals
UNNAMED BARIUM THIOSULPHATE MONOHYDRATE Colourless elongated to acicular Barium Thiosulphate Monohydrate crystals
UNNAMED HYDRATED BARIUM ALUMINIUM TRISULPHIDE HYDROXIDE Small mostly yellowish-orange but occaisionally greenish bladed crystals
UNNAMED HYDRATED THIOSULPHATE Colourless or white, sometimes pale greenish hexagonal plates sometimes stacked on each other
Whashton Smelter, Richmond, North Yorkshire, England & Hipper Slag Mill, Holymoorside, Derbyshire, England
723 UNNAMED BARIUM THIOSULPHATE FLUORIDE +/- SULPHUR - Whashton Smelter, Richmond, North Yorkshire, England 50p 1.00 1.50p 3 9 4
724 UNNAMED BARIUM THIOSULPHATE MONOHYDRATE & SULPHUR - Hipper Slag Mill, Holymoorside, Derbyshire, England 1.00 1
726 UNNAMED HYDRATED BARIUM ALUMINIUM TRISULPHIDE HYDROXIDE - Hipper Slag Mill, Holymoorside, Derbyshire, England 1.00 3
728 UNNAMED HYDRATED THIOSULPHATE - Hipper Slag Mill, Holymoorside, Derbyshire, England 1.00 6
type_document_Title_here Meadowfoot Smelter, Wanlockhead, Dumfriesshire, Scotland..........Updated 11 January 2018
type_document_Title_here The specimens - Please note that these are only brief descriptions of the minerals, the specimens are listed below with numbers. Also please note that most specimens have at least 5 or 6 minerals on them and you should be able to identify the "extras" from the descriptions below type_document_Title_here
ANGLESITE Typically small colourless blocky elongated xtls
BROCHANTITE Typically crusts of dark green xtls or less commonly thin bladed elongated xtls
CALEDONITE Typically crusts tiny of sky blue xtls or sprays of acicular xtls
CERUSSITE Typically small colourless blocky xtls often twinned
ELYITE Typically small mauve acicular crystals
LANARKITE Typically sprays of small colourless or white acicular xtls, usually in the metallic slag
LANGITE Typically dark blue hexagonal crystals
LAUTENTHALITE Typically green bladed crystals
LEADHILLITE Typically thin colourless or white hexagonal crystals
LINARITE Typically dark blue acicluar or bladed crystals
LITHARGE Typically reddish foliated mass of plates, or occaisionally small red single crystals
MALACHITE Typically smooth botryoidal aggregates
PARALAURIONITE Typically colourless wafer thin crystals
SERPIERITE Typically small sky-blue feathery aggregates of acicular xtls
WROEWOLFEITE Typically small dark blue bladed or acicular xtls
Meadowfoot Smelter, Wanlockhead, Dumfriesshire, Scotland..........Updated 11 January 2018
733 ANGLESITE 50p 1.00 1.50p 9 17 4
735 CALEDONITE 1.50p 2.00 2 1
736 CALEDONITE & ANGLESITE 1.00 1.50p 2.00 3 5 1
738 LANARKITE 1.50p 2.00 7 2
739 LANARKITE & ANGLESITE 1.50p 2.00 7 3
740 LEADHILLITE, CALEDONITE & ANGLESITE 1.50p 1
742 LITHARGE 1.00 1
743 MALACHITE 1.00 2
744 PARALAURIONITE 1.00 1.50p 1 1
745 PARALAURIONITE & ANGLESITE 1.50p 1
746 PARALAURIONITE, ANGLESITE & LANARKITE 1.50p 1
747 PARALAURIONITE & LANARKITE 2.00 1
type_document_Title_here All other localities..........Updated 29 April 2018
1308 BROCHANTITE & ANGLESITE - Haltcliff Smelter, Caldbeck Fells, Cumberland, England SOLD Tiny dark green Brochantite crystals with colourless Anglesite crystals in cavities in smelter slag . .
730 CUPRITE - Mines Royal Copper Works, Neath-Port Talbot, West Glamorgan, Wales Tiny ruby-red Cuprite crystals in cavities in smelter slag, +/- minutely crystallized Connellite, Brochantite & Malachite 50p 9
1309 DEVILLINE - Haltcliff Smelter, Caldbeck Fells, Cumberland, England Greenish-blue bladed Devilline crystals in cavities in smelter slag 50p 1
1310 DEVILLINE & SELENITE - Haltcliff Smelter, Caldbeck Fells, Cumberland, England SOLD Greenish-blue bladed Devilline crystals with colourless Selenite crystals in cavities in smelter slag . .
1311 LANGITE - Haltcliff Smelter, Caldbeck Fells, Cumberland, England SOLD Small blue Langite crystals in cavities in smelter slag . .
732 SELENITE - Parys Mountain, Amlwch, Anglesey, Wales Small clear Selenite crystals in cavities in smelter slag 50p 2
1312 WROEWOLFEITE & ANGLESITE - Haltcliff Smelter, Caldbeck Fells, Cumberland, England SOLD Small blue elongated Wroewolfeite crystals with small colourless Anglesite crystals in cavities in smelter slag . .
1313 WROEWOLFEITE & LAUTENTHALITE - Haltcliff Smelter, Caldbeck Fells, Cumberland, England SOLD Small blue elongated Wroewolfeite crystals intergrown with small green bladed Lautenthalite in cavities in smelter slag . .
type_document_Title_here Manmade Metal Samples..........Updated 11 January 2018
753 GALLIUM - Synthetic Bright silvery Gallium crystals. NOTE: This stuff melts at 29.7C so don't get it hot or even handle it too long as it will melt 2.00 3.00 5.00 7.00 7 8 1 1
754 GERMANIUM - Synthetic Bright greyish pieces of Germanium, no crystals 9.00 15.00 1 1
755 GADOLINIUM - Synthetic Dark grey, brighter on broken surfaces, Gadolinium, no crystals 10.00 4
756 TITANIUM - Synthetic Grey spongy mass of minute Titanium crystals 9.00 2
757 VANADIUM - Synthetic Large grey Vanadium crystals 20.00 2