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RM2067   Stichtite with serpentine

Tunnel Hill Quarry, Serpentine Hill, North Dundas, Zeehan district, Tasmania, Australia

Good sized specimen of stichite, very rich and aesthetic. It comes from the mining area in which the species has its Type Locality, in Tasmania. The brightness, the intense purple color, the waxy luster and fibrous shape make it a quality piece. In a serpentinite matrix. A highly representative combination of this rare species. The stichtite is a rare hydrated carbonate of chromium and magnesium from the group of the hydrotalcite.


Size: 8.7 x 7 x 2.6 cm.

Col. A. Arguijo (L'Hospitalet de Llobregat).
Type Locality
 

RM2077   Stichtite with serpentine

Tunnel Hill Quarry, Serpentine Hill, North Dundas, Zeehan district, Tasmania, Australia

Good sized specimen of stichite, very rich and aesthetic. It comes from the mining area in which the species has its Type Locality, in Tasmania. The brightness, the intense purple color, the waxy luster and the fibrous shape make it a quality piece. In a serpentinite matrix. A highly representative combination of this rare species. The stichtite is a rare hydrated carbonate of chromium and magnesium from the group of the hydrotalcite.


Size: 10.2 x 6 x 2.8 cm.

Col. A. Arguijo (L'Hospitalet de Llobregat).
Type Locality
Price: 65 €Reserved
 
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