Alabandite, Uchucchaqua Mine, Peru, MM#13


Alabandite, Uchucchaqua Mine, Peru, MM#13, 41mm x 23mm x 30mm, 43.5 grams, Price: $40.00

This piece displays a number of larger alabandite crystals with a hint of rainbow sheen om their surfaces. In UV light, there are areas of pink and blue fluorescence from calcite and fluorite deposits.

Alabandite, also known as alabandine, is a rare manganese sulfide mineral. It is commonly found as massive to granular aggregates, but only rarely as cubic or actahedral crystals. Alabandite forms in epithermal sulfide veins and low temperature manganese deposits. It is known from over 200 sites worldwide. These specimens originate from Peru, at the Uchucchaqua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department.

  • Model: MM#13
  • Shipping Weight: 0.31lbs
  • 1 Units in Stock

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This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 24 March, 2015.

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