• Ludlamite on Pyrite
  • Ludlamite on Pyrite
  • Ludlamite on Pyrite

Ludlamite on Pyrite

$4,500.00   €4,143  £3,450.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC28217
Most collectors are more than familiar with the iron phosphate Ludlamite, but to have crystals set on a matrix of Pyrite is something else!  An approximately 6 x 5 cm, 1.5 to 2.5 cm thick massive Pyrite matrix with included blocks of silver white Arsenopyrite is covered over its top surface by a thin layer of drusy dark buff Siderite micro-crystals.  In the centre of these sit two crossed and interlocking deep apple green Ludlamite crystals, the longer measuring 3 cm.  The Ludlamite is translucent and the crystals are double terminated, displaying sharp chisel-tipped terminations at opposite ends.  The rare combination of Ludlamite contrasting against Siderite and metallic gold Pyrite is eye-catching and fascinating, making for a great display piece.


7.5 × 7.5 × 3.7 cm
Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates, Rare Minerals, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Huanuni mine, Huanuni, Dalence Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia, South America

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Ludlamite, Pyrite

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