12" Polished Gossan (Box-Work) Slab - Western Australia

This is a cut and polished slab of a sulfide mineralization known as Gossan (or "box-work"). It was collected near the town of Newman in Western Australia's Pilbara region. Gossan is the weathered and oxidized surface expression of a sulfide ore body. Gossans are the iron and/or manganese rich caps that remain following the dissolving of sulfide minerals like pyrite.

Comes with an acrylic display stand.
FOR SALE
$185
DETAILS
SPECIES
Weathered Sulfides
LOCATION
Newman, Pilbara Region, Western Australia
SIZE
12" long, 8" wide, .6" thick
ITEM
#96290