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Hi could anyone please help identify the different minerals on this specimen

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I can see the muscovite, tiny spots with pyrite and galena .. not so sure about the iron/antimony or lead like base, also the dark cubic crytals on it, there is also a bluish crystal in the core of it.

vb

asked Oct 1, 2015 by Stephanmax (240 points)

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I am thinking tourmaline, even schorl. Where is the rock from?

Tourmaline comes in many colors maybe the greenish and white crystals are also tourmaline. The host rock is usually granite.
answered Oct 2, 2015 by Weasel (40,280 points)
what is schorl? and I don't think it's tourmaline I'm very familiar with tourmaline.. I'm not sure where this is from exactly I think a mine from namabia, It's value was over 300USD but i got it free with a big purchase, the card had calcite with something .. bad handwriting on it and the seller could not help me as his boss was out
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The black crystal reminds me wolframite. Is it heavy? If yes, then wolframite is my guess.
answered Oct 6, 2015 by Birthstones.eu (1,600 points)
I finally got it all identified, its black flourite , ferberite base, pyrite traces with arsenopyrite and muscovite.
 


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