Natural Large Purpurite Specimens Left With Natural Metallic Purple Sheen x 2 From Erongo, Namibia

R 1,086.00 ZAR
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Natural Large Purpurite Specimens Left With Natural Metallic Purple Sheen x 2 From Erongo, Namibia

R 1,086.00 ZAR

PRODUCT INFORMATION


General Description

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.


Product Data

Locality = Erongo, Namibia
Grade = Very Good to A Grade
Size = 138 - 142 mm | 5.4 - 5.6 inch
Net Weight = 1.6 Kg | 3.4 Lbs
Product Type = Small Batch

Weight = 1.56 kg

SKU = A66197PURP

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 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.


Product Data

Locality = Erongo, Namibia
Grade = Very Good to A Grade
Size = 138 - 142 mm | 5.4 - 5.6 inch
Net Weight = 1.6 Kg | 3.4 Lbs
Product Type = Small Batch