• Ferberite with Fluorite
  • Ferberite with Fluorite
  • Ferberite with Fluorite
Fluorite and Halides

Ferberite with Fluorite

$700.00   €629  £530.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC20083
A heavy, long metallic black blade of Ferberite sprinkled with occasional etched, octahedral crystals of pale lavender Fluorite, from the Kara-Oba tungsten deposit in the Betpakdala Desert, Karagandy Province, Kazakhstan.  Ferberite is the iron-rich end member of the Ferberite- Hübnerite series, what used to be named “Wolframite”.  The Ferberite forms a single vertically striated crystal with a metallic silky lustre and shows partial terminations across its apex.  A most pleasing specimen.

Details

Dimensions
8.8 × 4.3 × 1.6 cm
Categories
Fluorite and Halides, Tungstates, Molybdates and Chromates
Locality
Kara-Oba W Deposit, Betpakdala Desert, Karagandy Province, Kazakhstan, Asia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Ferberite, Fluorite

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