Natural Medium to Large Purpurite Manganese Phosphate Metallic Purple In Blue Brown Matrix x 2 From Namibia

R 508.00 ZAR
  • Natural Medium to Large Purpurite Manganese Phosphate Metallic Purple In Blue Brown Matrix x 2 From Namibia

Natural Medium to Large Purpurite Manganese Phosphate Metallic Purple In Blue Brown Matrix x 2 From Namibia

R 508.00 ZAR
' 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 = Namibia
Grade = Good to Very Good Grade
Size = 130 - 156 mm | 5.1 - 6.1 inch
Nett Weight = 2.2 Kg | 4.9 Lbs

Product Type = Small Batch

SKU = A51028PURP
Nett Weight = 2.21 kg *

Currently 1 in stock.

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' 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 = Namibia
Grade = Good to Very Good Grade
Size = 130 - 156 mm | 5.1 - 6.1 inch
Nett Weight = 2.2 Kg | 4.9 Lbs

Product Type = Small Batch