FERRIMOLYBDITE ON QUARTZ – DUNDEE NSW – RARE LOCATION – RESERVED

$38.00

For sale is a ferrimolybdite, from Glen Eden, NSW. Ferrimolybdite is a  rare secondary mineral occurring in the oxidized zones of hydrothermal vein and porphyry-type molybdenum-bearing deposits, commonly its a alteration product of molybdenite.  This mineral is hydrated iron molybdate.  Specimens from Glen Eden are pretty rare, as this was only a minor mining occurrence. This piece was collected by and from the collection of the late Keith Greggson, Torrington.This specimen has a excellent display of this uncommon species.

 

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For sale is a ferrimolybdite, from Glen Eden, NSW. Ferrimolybdite is a  rare secondary mineral occurring in the oxidized zones of hydrothermal vein and porphyry-type molybdenum-bearing deposits, commonly its a alteration product of molybdenite.  This mineral is hydrated iron molybdate.  Specimens from Glen Eden are pretty rare, as this was only a minor mining occurrence. This piece was collected by and from the collection of the late Keith Greggson, Torrington.This specimen has a excellent display of this uncommon species. Im sorry it was very difficult to capture the true color of this specimen, in reality the color is lemon with  a hint of green. The crystals form, (not easily seen in the pics is a classic radiating sheath like. Great specimen.

GLEN EDEN, DUNDEE, NSW.

66 x 38 x 34mm.