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Pigotite (type locality) on granite matrix - Chapel Port, St. Levan, Cornwall, UK


Pigotite as red-brown glassy sinter on granite matrix (stabilized with acrylic resin). Good reference specimen, recovered in June 2019 from a sea cave. Chapel Porth is type locality for this rare, Mellite-related organic mineral, Al8(C12H10C20) • 27 H2O (cf. extraLapis No.57, 2019, S.124-125)

Pigotite - Chapel Port, St. Levan, Cornwall, GB

SKU: SW-77
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  • Size

    4 cm x 3 cm x 1.6 cm

  • Locality

    Chapel Port, St. Levan's, Cornwall, UK

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