Natural Manganese Phosphate With Heterosite/Metallic Purple In Black-Brown Ferro Manganese Matrix Purpurite Specimens x 3 From Namibia

R 821.00 ZAR
  • Natural Manganese Phosphate With Heterosite/Metallic Purple In Black-Brown Ferro Manganese Matrix Purpurite Specimens x 3 From Namibia - TopRock

Natural Manganese Phosphate With Heterosite/Metallic Purple In Black-Brown Ferro Manganese Matrix Purpurite Specimens x 3 From Namibia

R 821.00 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 A Grade
Size = 102 - 132 mm | 4 - 5.2 inch
Nett Weight = 2.6 Kg | 5.6 Lbs

Product Type = Small Batch

SKU = KT00321PURP

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 A Grade
Size = 102 - 132 mm | 4 - 5.2 inch
Nett Weight = 2.6 Kg | 5.6 Lbs

Product Type = Small Batch