Iridescent Chalcopyrite with Calcite (Fluorescent) from Daye Copper Mine

Iridescent Chalcopyrite with Calcite (Fluorescent) from Daye Copper Mine

Dimension: 10.7cm x 7.9cm x 5.3cm

Weight: 407g

Locality: Tonglushan Mine, Daye Co., Huangshi Prefecture, Hubei Province, China

 

Emplaced on massive matrix are exquisite, iridescent crystals of Chalcopyrite with spherical growths along with Dogtooth Calcite from the world-class Daye Copper Mine of China.  Additionally, the very bright and sharp Dogtooth Calcite crystals exhibit a bright pinkish-orange fluorescence under UV lighting (365nm), outstanding!  The Chalcopyrite aggregates are shiny with a rainbow iridescent, metallic sheen.  From a small find in the Tonglushan Mine (Daye Copper Mine) in May 2020, this two-sided piece is very aesthetic and unique in all the world. 

 

Price inclusive of a high quality display stand made of pure copper and acrylic.

    $73.25Price

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