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Fluorite and Halides

Pyromorphite

$8,500.00   €7,180  £6,190.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC21349
One of Spain’s more modern sources of excellent Pyromorphite is the splendidly named Resuperferolitica mine in Córdoba province, Andalusia, Spain.  In terms of general geography, this region is in the centre of southern Spain. Greenish mustard-yellow hexagonal prisms of Pyromorphite of 0.8 to 1.5 cm long entirely cover a hidden domed matrix of dense, porous, spongy white Quartz, the structure and texture of which can be seen in the base.  Similar, but much smaller Pyromorphite crystals, form a circumferential ring around the edge of the base and the mound of large crystals.  Individual prisms tend to be parallel-sided, built from smaller crystals into a single compound prism, with glassy lustrous faces and matt pinacoid terminations.  This is a wonderful cabinet specimen of Pyromorphite from Resuperferolitica, without doubt of museum quality.

Details

Dimensions
9.3 × 9.5 × 4.2 cm
Categories
Fluorite and Halides, Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Locality
Resuperferolitica Mine, Minas Viejas, Santa Eufemia, Córdoba, Andalusia, Spain

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Pyromorphite

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