Moving mountains for you
Switch currency

Current Live Auctions

Current Live Fixed Price Sales

Scorodite

Views:
Watches:
WND816481

Scorodite

Description Tabs

Description
Locality: 
Hezhou Prefecture, Guangxi, China (Peoples Republic)
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 4.6 × 2.7 cm
Description

Gemmy, sharp scorodite crystals to 7 mm are nicely scattered onmatrix on this specimen from this great find in China! These dark indigo-blue beauties have textbook, elongated tetragonal form and are accented by golden, sparkly Pyrite. This was the first new worldwide find of scorodites in many years! This is a major discovery and the gemmy specimens, such as this, were not that common. This is a highly representative piece from the lot, with isolated crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Scorodite

Formula: 
Fe3+AsO4·2H2O
Strunz: 
8.CD.10
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Stamm Asser Mine, Graul, Langenberg, Schwarzenberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Seller Information

Payment options: offline, paypal_wpp, paypal_wps

Seller's terms and conditions

Our Terms & Conditions can be found at:​ https://www.wendel-minerals.com/en/shop/agb.php