Natural XXL Purpurite A Grade Solid Purple Metallic Specimen x 1 from Erongo, Namibia

R 8,249.00 ZAR
  • Natural XXL Purpurite A Grade Solid Purple Metallic Specimen x 1  from Erongo, Namibia

Natural XXL Purpurite A Grade Solid Purple Metallic Specimen x 1 from Erongo, Namibia

R 8,249.00 ZAR
This is the largest best specimen we have seen out of 2 tons of material! Otherwise - Purpurite is a Manganese Iron phosphate mineral with varying amounts of Iron depending upon its source. It occurs in colour ranges from brownish black via purple and violet to dark red. Purpurite forms a series with the Iron-bearing endmember heterosite, FePO4. We obtain Purpurite from Namibia. Purpurite doesn't form crystals but rather occurs as a beautiful metallic chatoyancy in veins and along fracture plains of the host rock. Excellent rare specimens for collectors. Purpurite is a manganese iron phosphate mineral. Price is grade dependent. Items are as shown.

Locality = Erongo, Namibia
Grade = A to AA Grade
Size = 300 x 310 x 210 mm | 11.8 x 12.2 x 8.3 inch
Weight = |

Product Type = Decor item

SKU = XS48096PURP
Nett Weight = 28.57 kg *

Currently 1 in stock.

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This is the largest best specimen we have seen out of 2 tons of material! Otherwise - Purpurite is a Manganese Iron phosphate mineral with varying amounts of Iron depending upon its source. It occurs in colour ranges from brownish black via purple and violet to dark red. Purpurite forms a series with the Iron-bearing endmember heterosite, FePO4. We obtain Purpurite from Namibia. Purpurite doesn't form crystals but rather occurs as a beautiful metallic chatoyancy in veins and along fracture plains of the host rock. Excellent rare specimens for collectors. Purpurite is a manganese iron phosphate mineral. Price is grade dependent. Items are as shown.

Locality = Erongo, Namibia
Grade = A to AA Grade
Size = 300 x 310 x 210 mm | 11.8 x 12.2 x 8.3 inch
Weight = |

Product Type = Decor item