Emplectite as a novel find for Cornwall - Wheal Maid Decline (Whiteworks Section), Gwennap United Mines near Carharrack, Cornwall, Great Britain
Black metallic needles<1-3 mm long in and on drusy Quartz matrix with golden yellow Chalcopyrite, EDX-analyzed sample. Unique dump find of this copper/bismuth sulfide from 2007, first determination for Cornwall (cf. LAPIS 7-8/2020, p. 34-35).
Emplektite - Wheal Maid Decline, Carharrack, Cornwall, GB
2.3 cm x 1.5 cm x 1.2 cm
Wheal Maid Decline (Whiteworks Section), Gwennap United Mines at Carharrack, Cornwall, UK