Natural Small Purpurite Metallic Purple Beauties - sold per 1 kg from Uis, Namibia

R 320.00 ZAR
  • Natural Small Purpurite Metallic Purple Beauties - sold per 1 kg  from Uis, Namibia

Natural Small Purpurite Metallic Purple Beauties - sold per 1 kg from Uis, Namibia

R 320.00 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 which is fairly rare. This is selected small material which makes for excellent retail quality specimens.

Locality = Uis, Namibia
Grade = Very Good to A Grade
Size = 20 - 50 mm | 0.8 - 2 inch
Weight = 1 Kg | 2.2 Lbs

Product Type = Stock Item

SKU = ST00022PURP
Nett Weight = 1.0 kg *

Currently 121 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 which is fairly rare. This is selected small material which makes for excellent retail quality specimens.

Locality = Uis, Namibia
Grade = Very Good to A Grade
Size = 20 - 50 mm | 0.8 - 2 inch
Weight = 1 Kg | 2.2 Lbs

Product Type = Stock Item