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Pigotite (type locality) on granite matrix

Chapel Port, St. Levan, Cornwall, UK


Pigotite as resin-brown glassy sinter on granite matrix (stabilisized 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, p. 124-125). Samples were analyzed by EDX and Raman spectroscopy, ex Stefan Weiß collection

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

SKU: SW-108
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  • Size

    Specimen size 7.2 x 2.3 x 3 cm

  • Locality

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

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