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Beautiful Purpurite Freeform
Gorgeous piece of polished Purpurite with a beautiful deep violet shimmer. very rare to get a polished piece
weighs 719g and is 12.1cm tall by 7.4cm across
In order to maintain the chatoyancy this material is soaked in resin and as a result a thin layer is left in place.
Did you know that Purpurite is a Manganese Iron phosphate mineral with varying amounts of Iron depending upon its source. It occurs in beautiful colour ranges from brownish black via purple and violet to dark red
Even though Purpurite is not a crystal, it possesses an earthy shine that comes from its different colored hues.
The name Purpurite is from the Latin word purpura, which means purple.
This stone can be found in many locations in the USA, Portugal, France, Namibia, Australia, and Sweden. These pieces are sourced and polished in Namibia