Polished Rare Purpurite Free Forms x 12 From Erongo, Namibia

R 1,730.00 ZAR
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Polished Rare Purpurite Free Forms x 12 From Erongo, Namibia

R 1,730.00 ZAR

PRODUCT INFORMATION


General Description

Purpurite is a Manganese Iron Phosphate mineral with varying amounts of Iron depending on 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.


Product Data

Locality = Erongo, Namibia
Grade = Very Good to A Grade
Size = 53 - 74 mm | 2.1 - 2.9 inch
Net Weight = 2.1 Kg | 4.7 Lbs
Product Type = Small Batch

Weight = 2.13 kg

SKU = A113423PURP

Currently 1 in stock.

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PRODUCT INFORMATION


General Description

Purpurite is a Manganese Iron Phosphate mineral with varying amounts of Iron depending on 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.


Product Data

Locality = Erongo, Namibia
Grade = Very Good to A Grade
Size = 53 - 74 mm | 2.1 - 2.9 inch
Net Weight = 2.1 Kg | 4.7 Lbs
Product Type = Small Batch