DECRESPIGNYITE (Y) – PARATOO- TYPE LOCATION

$18.00

An extremely rich specimen of decrespignyite (Y),  from Paratoo copper mine, S.Aust. Decrespignyite is a very rare copper yittrium mineral found only at this one one in the world. Type location.

Product Description

For sale is an extremely rich specimen of decrespignyite (Y),  from Paratoo copper mine, S.Aust. Decrespignyite is a very rare copper yittrium mineral found only at this one one in the world. Type location. Pretty, bright, sky-blue decrespignyite  thick crust richly cover the layered shale matrix plate, with more on the back. The Paratoo Copper Mine, an old, small copper mine in South Australia, is well-known for a highly unusual assemblage of secondary REE and Cu-REE carbonate minerals. There are some areas on the side of the specimen that have white areas of possible kamphaugite-(Y), another rare hydrated Ca-REE-carbonate . Rich in color and saturation of  decrespignyite this rare yittrium mineral.

PARATOO COPPER MINE, YUNTA, S.AUST.

20 x 12 x 11mm.