BULK OFFER: 10, 20, 50 or 100 Kg Batch of Natural Rare Small to Medium Sized Purpurite Specimens from Uis, Namibia

R 3,000.00 ZAR
  • * BULK OFFER: 10, 20, 50 or 100 Kg Batch of Natural Rare Small to Medium Sized Purpurite Specimens from Uis, Namibia - TopRock

BULK OFFER: 10, 20, 50 or 100 Kg Batch of Natural Rare Small to Medium Sized Purpurite Specimens from Uis, Namibia

R 3,000.00 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. 

The photographs are representative of the bulk batch being offered - variation is to be expected across individually selected batches. However, all batches within this stock item are fully sorted and selected accordingly to associated grade.

Size Range:  Average Length is between 3 - 12 cm per piece. 

Grade: Very Good to A Grade.

Weight Range:  50 to 300 grams per piece.

Weight = 10.0 kg

SKU = BULK00007PURP_10Kg

Currently 3 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. 

The photographs are representative of the bulk batch being offered - variation is to be expected across individually selected batches. However, all batches within this stock item are fully sorted and selected accordingly to associated grade.

Size Range:  Average Length is between 3 - 12 cm per piece. 

Grade: Very Good to A Grade.

Weight Range:  50 to 300 grams per piece.