Arsenopyrite, Muscovite
Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
Cabinet, 10.2 x 6.3 x 2.8 cm
The camera could not capture the super-bright metallic glimmer of this large cluster of sharp arsenopyrite - like shiny new nickels! The striations on the curved crystal faces cause them to shimmer in the light. On the surface are scattered small bunches of green muscovite.