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Ferberite with Ankerite and Bertrandite

#PD32803
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Ferberite from Tae Hwa mine, Chungju, Chungcheongbukdo, South Korea - PD32803
Ferberite from Tae Hwa mine, Chungju, Chungcheongbukdo, South Korea - PD32803

Ferberite with Ankerite and Bertrandite

#PD32803
Availability
Sold
Size
2 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Fe2+WO4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Tae Hwa mine, Chungju, Chungcheongbukdo, South Korea

Cluster of black deeply striated tabular Ferberite crystals with a cluster of thin tabular white Bertrandite to 8mm sticking off one side and minor Ankerite and Pyrite on the backside.

 

This specimen comes with a label from the Abe Rosenzweig Collection, a well known collector, dealer, and teacher and the Oberlin, Ohio address dates it between 1970 and 1977, so it's more vintage than antique.

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
Phillips Collection

Abe Rosenzweig Collection label

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