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RM1487   Pyroaurite-2H

Val Grama quarry, Laghi, Vicenza, Veneto, Italy

Pyroaurite-2H is a polytype formerly known as sjögrenite (discredited). This specimen belongs from a classic Italian locality for the species. A matrix of marble with calcite on which stand out numerous foliaceous aggregates of tabular orange color pyroaurite. This specimen has its pedigree in the collections Pierini and Vochten. The label of the latter accompanies this interesting piece.

Size: 5.7 x 4.5 x 3.4 cm.
Found in 1993.

Excol. G. Pierini / R. Vochten