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RM1969   Pyromorphite

Daoping Mine, Gongcheng, Guilin, Guangxi Zhuang, China

Rich group of hexagonal prismatic pyromorphite crystals. Some of them with hoppered forms and marked color zoning. Excellent green color, brilliance and with translucent crystals. A specimen of good size and exceptional quality. Today it is difficult to find them in the market, if we take note that they were seen more often years ago.

Size: 7.5 x 6.5 x 6.8 cm.

Classic locality

RM1938   Pyromorphite

Daoping Mine, Gongcheng, Guilin, Guangxi Zhuang, China

Excellent group of prismatic, slightly barrel-shaped crystals of pyromorphite. They show defined faces, with parallel growths and hoppered terminations, very brilliant. The green color is very good. Very aerial, skeletal, a first class piece. Nowadays it is not easy to find samples with this quality, remembering past times in which they were seen more often.

Size: 5.4 x 3.3 x 2.5 cm.
Main crystal: 11 mm.


RM347   Pyromorphite on quartz

Daoping Mine, Gongcheng, Guilin, Guangxi Zhuang, China

On a matrix formed by corroded quartz crystals, due to chemically aggressive media, are disposed several small pyromorphite crystals of hexagonal prismatic habit, with a extraordinary brilliance, transparence and definition. In addition, its color, almost yellow-green near fluorescent, adds a special touch to this sample. The Daoping Mine has produced a large variety of pyromorphite since ca. 2000 and this is a particular example.

Size: 6,8 x 4,7 x 3,2 cm.
Main crystal: 2 x 1 mm.
Found in 2009