Natural Rough Purple Purpurite Specimens x 2 From Namibia

R 650.00 ZAR
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Natural Rough Purple Purpurite Specimens x 2 From Namibia

R 650.00 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 = Very Good Grade
Size = 104 - 114 mm | 4.1 - 4.5 inch
Nett Weight = 2.4 Kg | 5.2 Lbs

Product Type = Small Batch

Weight = 2.36 kg

SKU = A59568PURP

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 = Very Good Grade
Size = 104 - 114 mm | 4.1 - 4.5 inch
Nett Weight = 2.4 Kg | 5.2 Lbs

Product Type = Small Batch