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A few bits and pieces that I have found whilst wandering around in the north of England, I'm a bit of a magpie and collect sparkly or interesting things! :-

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 Hematite from Egremont, Cumbria.

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Sphalerite and quartz from Nenthead, Cumbria.

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Fluorite from Greenhow Hill, Yorkshire.

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Fluorite from Weardale, Durham.

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Barite from Closehouse, Yorkshire.

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Psilomelane from Force Crag, Cumbria.

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Malachite from Roughton Gill, Cumbria.

Unfortunately collecting is no longer possible at many of the above locations.


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Hi Roy! Wonderful samples! Decoration of any collection.
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Thanks Valerij, I thought you would like to see them.

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A few more bits :-

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Campylite (Mimetite) from Dry Gill, Cumbria.

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Galena and Sphalerite from Nenthead, Cumbria.

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Linarite from Red Gill, Cumbria.

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Wolframite from Carrock Fell, Cumbria.

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Fluorite from Teesdale, Durham.


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Hi Roy! Very good specimens! Linarite - rarity. 
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Lovely specimens!

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Thanks Valerij and Sam.

A few more :-

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Garnet from Shap, Cumbria.

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Fluorite from Derbyshire.

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Caledonite from Red Gill, Cumbria. Quite a rare mineral.


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Beautiful specimens,Roy!  Caledonite cristals in the small pocket - superb!
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Thanks Valerij.

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A few more.....

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Graphite from Seathwaite, Cumbria. The worlds first pencils were made with graphite from this site. 

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Quartz from Carrock Fell, Cumbria. Not a bad specimen for Northern England.

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Hematite, Barite, Quartz from Haile Moor, Cumbria.


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Wonderful minerals Roy! Thank you for showing your collection.
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Thanks Valerij.

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Calcite from Matlock, Derbyshire.

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Pyromorphite from the Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria.


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Beautiful specimens,Roy! Pyromorphite spherolites - very nice.
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Thanks Valerij.

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Aurichalcite from Carperby, Yorkshire.


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Hi Roy! Very good specimen.
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