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Ferberite with Arsenopyrite & Fluorite

#AH51821

Ferberite with Arsenopyrite & Fluorite

#AH51821
Availability
Sold
Size
8.5 x 5 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Fe2+WO4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Yaogangxian mine, Chenzhou, Hunan prov., China

This is really one to be appreciated once in hand though, you will be amazed at the degree of how well crystallized every mineral is. The Fluorite is to about 3mm with purple cores and the Ferberite is large and lustrous to 2.2cm. The brown crystals are actually excellent, thick crystals of Muscovite.

Ferberite

Formula
Fe2+WO4 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Lamellar, Massive - Granular 
Cleavage
Perfect, Parting, Parting 
Luster
Sub Metallic 
Color
black 
Streak
brownish black 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle - Uneven 
Hardness
4.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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