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Q: Suppliers of lepridocite ( Answered,   1 Comment )
Subject: Suppliers of lepridocite
Category: Science > Earth Sciences
Asked by: gaskid-ga
List Price: $20.00
Posted: 02 May 2004 15:20 PDT
Expires: 01 Jun 2004 15:20 PDT
Question ID: 339956
What companies produce the mineral lepridocite or offer lepridocite for sale?

Request for Question Clarification by larre-ga on 02 May 2004 18:07 PDT
Are you referring to the iron oxide rust mineral Lepidocrocite?

Lepidocrocite  Fe3+O(OH)  
H = 5 
Density 3.8 - 4.0; 
Not Magnetic 
Color: Red, red-brown, yellow-brown 
Streak: Dull orange 


Clarification of Question by gaskid-ga on 03 May 2004 08:42 PDT
Yes, the correct spelling is Lepidocrocite.  What companies process
(produce) it?  What companies sell it?
Subject: Re: Suppliers of lepridocite
Answered By: pafalafa-ga on 22 May 2004 14:43 PDT
Hello gaskid-ga,

There are a few purveyors on the web of lepidocrocite-containing
minerals.  I have listed them below.

Before rating this answer, please let me know if  you need any
additional information.  Just post a Request for Clarification, and
I'll be happy to assist your further.




Lepidocrocite gemstones and cabichons for sale



for example:

Finely facetted 
cushion cut 
16 mm x 19mm 
item #lepcc1 
Regular $333.99 
special $225.99 

amethyst with lepidocrocite inclusions


[for example]

Fun Lepidocrocite in Quartz cluster  
Also known as "Harlequin Quartz"  Lepidocrocite in Quartz has a
vibrant red hue with bright internal "glitter"  of purple and orange. 
A special cluster for crystal healers and collectors.  Origin is


Quartz with Lepidocrocite 
20.55 ct.
23mm x 20mm
Item: Lep2055
Price: $103


Lepidocrocite in Quartz - Madagascar. 1 7/8" x 1 1/4".
Good lepidocrocite. Lepidocrocite also included in quartz.
Rare in this form.

. Lepidocrocite with Copper in Quartz. - S.Africa. 1 3/4" x 7/8".
Rare. Very large crystal
for its type. Sceptered.


M345   6 x 2,5 x 2,5 cm    $30.00 (RESRVED DS)
Brandberg with lepidocrocite 
[Note from pafalafa-ga:  check out the pretty stunning photo!]


Combination of Amethyst, Cacoxenite, Goethite, Lepidocrocite, Clear
Quartz, Rutile and Smokey Quartz.

$10, $15, 20


That's it.

As I said earlier, just let me know if you need any additional information.


search strategy:  Searched Google, Froogle, and Google Catalogs for lepidocrocite
Subject: Re: Suppliers of lepridocite
From: sgtmull-ga on 22 May 2004 12:53 PDT

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