Pentireglaze Mine (Pentire Glaze Mine), Polzeath, St Minver, Wadebridge District, Cornwall, England, UK
Classic small cabinet specimen of lustrous Jack Straw Cerussite from Pentire Glaze Mine in Cornwall, which operated off and on, from 1580 to 1883, attracting generations of miners. This beautiful, delicate specimen represents a real piece of British mining history from an historically significant and truly classic locale. Only found rarely on the market now from old collections. Ex Gregory, Bottley & Lloyd with label.