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RM1573   Torbernite and quartz

Le Boucheron, Davignac, Corrèze, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

A very rich group of torbernite crystals, with an intense green color, brilliance and excellent transparence. We can observe that close to this rich group, the matrix formed by smoky quartz crystals are sprinkled with tabular and tetragonal prismatic truncated by the pinacoids crystals. An amazing specimen for close observation and a piece from a French locality not represented in collections. This mine was worhked for uranium between 1987 and 1989. Also with the quality label of the collection Alain Martaud and from B. Barrière.

Size: 6.8 x 6.0 x 3.7 cm.

Ex-col. Alain Martaud - B. Barrière
Presents radioactive activity.