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

Arsenopyrite with Muscovite, Siderite and Ferberite

$150.00   €130  £110.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC28753
This terrific cabinet Arsenopyrite with Muscovite, Siderite and Ferberite is a delightful and well-priced example from Panasqueira mine at Covilhã in the Castelo Branco District of Portugal.  This enormous underground complex remains in full operation to this day and is why excellent specimens such as this are priced so low.  Each of the four species are well crystallised, including the Muscovite which occurs in lustrous silver spheres of intergrown bladed crystals.  The fine crystallisation of the metallic silver Arsenopyrite, orange-tan Siderite and black Ferberite is evident from the accompanying photographs.  This fine specimen is accompanied with two typed and printed labels from former collections.

Details

Dimensions
7.5 × 8.4 × 3.7 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Silicates, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides, Tungstates, Molybdates and Chromates
Locality
Panasqueira Mine, Covilha, Castelo Branco District, Portugal, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Arsenopyrite, Ferberite, Muscovite, Siderite

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