Apalachee Minerals

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FER5012 - FERBERITE on ARSENOPYRITE, QUARTZ

$280.00 Weight: 425.242 g


Yaogangxian Mine; Yaogangxian W-Sn Ore Field; Yizhang County; Chenzhou Prefecture; Hunan Province, China
65mm x 56mm x 31mm

Very nice tabular cluster of opaque black ferberite crystals measuring 52 x 18 x 9 mm well-centered atop a matrix of intergrown brassy silver arsenopyrite crystals to 13 mm across, also with colorless transparent prismatic quartz crystals to 16 mm long. Minor black sphalerite also present. Damage-free, except for edge-contacting where the specimen was removed from the mine.

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