Description

    Ferberite
    Panasqueira Mine, Couto Mineiro da Panasqueira
    Panasqueira, Covilhã
    Castelo Branco District
    Portugal
    5.00 x 4.02 x 2.01 inches (12.70 x 10.20 x 5.10 cm)

    This classic example form the Panasqueira Mine features a huge Ferberite crystal along with a slightly smaller one largely buried under brassy Arsenopyrites which are decorated with a single solitary Quartz group and a couple of tiny singular crystals. The rock exhibits slender prismatic crystals commonly associated with Ferberite. There is one visible bruise on the main crystal of the otherwise fine condition specimen.

    Provenance: Western Minerals [Hoppel #D0812]

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]


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    Auction Dates
    Nov-Dec, 2016
    24th-1st Thursday-Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 6
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