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Fallowfield Mine, Hexham, Northumberland, England
Small Cabinet, 7.3 x 7.0 x 6.1 cm
This large display specimen showcases a superb, 5.5 cm-long lustrous and translucent, milky-white crystal of witherite perched ato. The termination does exhibit very minor bruising but this lok sto me old wear, only, and is hard to see . Along with the specimen comes an old late-1800s Century label from the dealership of Boubee, Paris. These English witherites are significant for the species, and such large and isolated crystals are uncommon. As a bonus, this specimen is richly associated with the rare species alstonite, from this co-type locality. formerly exchanged out to the (well-noted) Eric Asselborn collection, much of which I also purchased a few years ago.