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Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates

Pyromorphite

$1,200.00   €1,009  £910.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC18730
It is easy to only associate type localities with the rarer minerals we know, readily forgetting that many of the more well-known had once to be discovered and described.  Hence it is fascinating that this lovely specimen of rich rhubarb-green Pyromorphite is from its type locality at the historic locality close to Zschopau in Saxony, Germany.  The richly coloured Pyromorphite ranges from squat prismatic thin crystals to longer, acicular-like prisms over 1 cm long and occasional thicker-set prismatic crystals with dark prism faces with a lighter, lime-green termination.  A terrific Pyromorphite richly coating a granular milky-Quartz veinstone matrix.

Details

Dimensions
5.3 × 5.0 × 4.3 cm
Categories
Fluorite and Halides, Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Locality
Zschopau, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Pyromorphite

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