Arsenopyrite with Muscovite from Yaogangxian Mine
Dimension: 3cm x 1.8cm x 1.5cm
Weight: 12g / 60 carat
Locality: Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang County, Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
A good cluster of brassy Arsenopyrite in a metallic-silver color from the Yaogangxian Mine. The Arsenopyrite crystals of this piece has a distinct prismatic crystal habit which are twinned and triangular in shape. Some are striated too, so facinating! Traces of champagne-gold blades of Muscovite can also be observed on the side and on the underside of the specimen.