Chinese Arsenopyrite Specimens

 

Arsenopyrite Yaogangxian Mine, Bai Shi Du, Chen Xhou, Yizhang, County, Hunan Prov., China   Arsenopyrite Yaogangxian Mine, Bai Shi Du, Chen Xhou, Yizhang, County, Hunan Prov., China

                                                  Arsenopyrite

 

The Yaogangxian Mine, Bai Shi Du, Chen Xhou, Yizhang County, Hunan Prov., China arsenopyrites rank among the best in the world.  Most on the market are substandard and get little attention from collectors.  The best specimens are large, of good luster, very aesthetic and normally found in association with more interesting mineral associations.

 

 

OKO-644

OKO-644     Arsenopyrite       Huanggang Mines, Inner Mongolia, China.  Ex. Bill Metropolis.  This golf ball sized cluster (4.8 x 4.7 x 4 cm) is crystallized on all sides.  It is a damage free floater of the highest quality.  $220

 

 

 

 

 

OKF-383

OKF-383    Arsenopyrite and Muscovite on Quartz    Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan Prov., China.   An attractive cluster of double terminated quartz crystals yellow muscovite with intergrown arsenopyrites.  Great luster, showy, zero damage and sits on edge.  Approx. 4 cm cluster.  Excellent specimen.  $45

 

 

 

 

 

OKE-214

OKE-214     Quartz and Arsenopyrite     Yaogangxian Mine, Bai Shi Du, Chen Xhou, Yizhang County, Hunan Prov., China.  Nicely formed, high luster arsenos and some damaged quartz make up the majority of the specimen.  5 x 4.1 x 2.5 cm.  Only views well from one side.  20$

 

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