Langite (Type Locale) with Brochantite (circa 1850)
Lostwithiel, St Austell District, Cornwall, England, UK (CTL)
Thumbnail, 2.0 x 1.6 x 1.0 cm
Ex. Kay Robertson
Fine reference specimen of the copper sulfate Langite. The several pieces, which contain Langite and the alteration product Brochantite, are contained in an antique vial. Originally in the collection of well-known collector and dealer Louis Saemann, his two beautifully handwritten labels date from his collecting period of 1850-1866. For more information, view the Min Record archives on the collection: