Philipsburgite

Potts Gill mine, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England

1483

Philipsburgite is quite a rare mineral in the Caldbeck Fells occasionally  found in the past at Potts Gill mine. This specimen from there was collected in the 1960s and shows quite a rich area of philipsbergite on a quartz rich matrix. Ex. Richard Braithwaite collection.

Formula: (Cu,Zn)6(AsO4,PO4)2(OH)6 . H2O

Status: Sold

Dimensions: 39x28x22mm

Size: Miniature (M)

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