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Shap Blue and Pink Quarries

Molybdenite crystals, slightly less than 2 mm on 18 mm matrix. Shap Pink Quarry.
Molybdenite crystals, slightly less than 2 mm on 18 mm matrix. Shap Pink Quarry.
Brookite crystals. Shap Pink Quarry.
Brookite crystals. Shap Pink Quarry.
Anatase with pink feldspar. Shap Pink Quarry, Shap, Cumbria, England, UK. ca 1 mm crystal on 18 mm specimen.
Anatase with pink feldspar. Shap Pink Quarry, Shap, Cumbria, England, UK. ca 1 mm crystal on 18 mm specimen.
Reticulated sagenite (centre) above pyrite with strange dissolution channels and K-feldspar. Shap Granite Quarry.
Reticulated sagenite (centre) above pyrite with strange dissolution channels and K-feldspar. Shap Granite Quarry.
Gypsum crystals (ca 1 mm) with titanite (sphene). Stage-3 granite, Shap Granite Quarry.
Gypsum crystals (ca 1 mm) with titanite (sphene). Stage-3 granite, Shap Granite Quarry.
Milarite, sphene and clinochlore. Shap Granite Quarry.
Milarite, sphene and clinochlore. Shap Granite Quarry.
Milarite (or possibly fluorapatite) microcrystal. Shap Pink Quarry.
Milarite (or possibly fluorapatite) microcrystal. Shap Pink Quarry.
Titanite (sphene), ca 1-2 mm with clinochlore. Stage-3 granite, Shap Granite Quarry.
Titanite (sphene), ca 1-2 mm with clinochlore. Stage-3 granite, Shap Granite Quarry.
Garnet crystals showing dodecahedral and icositetrahedral faces, 15 mm specimen, Shap Blue Quarry.
Garnet crystals showing dodecahedral and icositetrahedral faces, 15 mm specimen, Shap Blue Quarry.
Pectolite, 35 mm, Shap Blue Quarry, Shap, Cumbria
Pectolite, 35 mm, Shap Blue Quarry, Shap, Cumbria
13 cm Victorian (ca 1860) specimen of quartz with pyrite and dolomite. ex Thomas Bellerby Wilson. Probably  Shap Blue Quarry.
13 cm Victorian (ca 1860) specimen of quartz with pyrite and dolomite. ex Thomas Bellerby Wilson. Probably Shap Blue Quarry.
13 cm Victorian specimen of quartz with pyrite and dolomite. Dr. J.B. Wilson collection. Probably  Shap Blue Quarry.
13 cm Victorian specimen of quartz with pyrite and dolomite. Dr. J.B. Wilson collection. Probably Shap Blue Quarry.