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Mineral Specimen No. 69110:
Bournonite (twinned crystals) from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China.

This mineral specimen of Bournonite (twinned crystals) from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 69110:

Minerals Species: Bournonite (twinned crystals).
Location of mineral deposit: Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China.
Description: Brilliant gray-metallic bournonite compound-crystals repeatedly twinned resulting in faces that are in parallel orientation resulting in simultaneous reflections. This is the largest bournonite crystal I have ever obtained from this mine. Though the crystals are clean and in good condition, a few show damage upon close inspection, but they are minor compared to the relative size of the specimen. Ex. Georg Gebhard (author of Tsumeb I and II), collected ca. 1999. For more information on these bournonite specimens see the article: Connoisseur’s Choice, Bournonite, Yaogangxian Mine, Chenzhou, Hunan Province, China in Rocks & Minerals magazine, Jan.-Feb. 2005 issue.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 4.5x3x2 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 45 mm
Price: $450 net (plus shipping).

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Mineral Specimens: Bournonite (twinned crystals) from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China

Mineral Specimens: Bournonite (twinned crystals) from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China

Mineral Specimens: Bournonite (twinned crystals) from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China

Mineral Specimens: Bournonite (twinned crystals) from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China

Mineral Specimens: Bournonite (twinned crystals) from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China

Mineral Specimens: Bournonite (twinned crystals) from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China

Mineral Specimens: Bournonite (twinned crystals) from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China

Mineral Specimens: Bournonite (twinned crystals) from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China

Mineral Specimens: Bournonite (twinned crystals) from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan, China

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