Fluorite with Arsenopyrite and Chalcopyrite from Yaogangxian Mine

Fluorite with Arsenopyrite and Chalcopyrite from Yaogangxian Mine

Dimension: 4.1cm x 3.5cm x 2cm

Weight: 48g

Locality: Yaogangxian Mine, Yaogangxian W-Sn ore field, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China


A killer Yaogangxian Mine combination specimen.  Water-clear, pastel-purple Fluorite cubes with gorgeous deeper purple edges is aesthetically nestled on an intergrown aggregate of splendent, super-sharp, metallic-silver Arsenopyrite crystals.  The gem quality Fluorite crystals are highly lustrous while the Arsenopyrite crystals have textbook shape and perfectly etched faces.  Associated with vivid gold crystals of Chalcopyrite, this is a complete all-around, classic beauty from the Yaogangxian Mine!


Fluorite's Maintenance Advice:


Fluorite is extremely susceptible to sunlight, some colours fade slower than others, but they all fade under sunlight. The effect also happens under normal halogen light. Therefore keep Fluorite in a darker part of the home, away from direct sunlight unless it needs to be cleansed and charged. To cleanse and charge Fluorite, just pop it on a windowsill out of direct sunlight or even on a cloudy day for 10 minutes. If it doesn't feel like that is enough, you can use reiki or sound too.