• Arsenopyrite with Quartz, Siderite and Muscovite
  • Arsenopyrite with Quartz, Siderite and Muscovite
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides

Arsenopyrite with Quartz, Siderite and Muscovite

$750.00   €626  £540.00 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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3.5 × 5.0 × 2.4 cm
Carbonates, Quartz and Agate, Silicates, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China, Asia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Arsenopyrite, Muscovite, Quartz, Siderite

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