Pig’s Egg Melbur China Clay Works St Stephen

Known as a “Pig’s Egg” by the miners, Kaolinite pseudomorphs after orthoclase feldspar are found within the China Clay deposits in a number of quarries in the St. Austell district of Cornwall. These are from the Melbur China Clay Pit and collected in the hay day for collectors in the china clay pits the 1970’s and 80’s

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