• Arsenopyrite with Quartz, Siderite and Muscovite
  • Arsenopyrite with Quartz, Siderite and Muscovite
Quartz and Agate

Arsenopyrite with Quartz, Siderite and Muscovite

$750.00   €620  £550.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC19472
Wow!  This super-cute Arsenopyrite with Quartz certainly jumps out at me as a real eye-catcher, a specimen offering something just that little bit different.  From the Yaogangxian mine in Hunan Province, China, this operating mine works a tin-tungsten deposit in the contact aureole of a Mesozoic granite pluton.  Juxtaposed against each other, a 3.0 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm double terminated silver Arsenopyrite crystal and a 2.7 x 1.6 x 1.1 cm perfectly terminated Quartz crystal form a superb pair, around which a small cluster of Muscovite Mica and pale tan Siderite crystals reside.  A choice Arsenopyrite complemented by Quartz, Siderite and Muscovite from the Yaogangxian mine.

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Dimensions
3.5 × 5.0 × 2.4 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Quartz and Agate, Silicates, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China, Asia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Arsenopyrite, Muscovite, Quartz, Siderite

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