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Sulfur
Sulfur. Front
Front
Sulfur. Rear
Rear
Sulfur. Side
Side
Sulfur  

AT30AJ0: Polycrystalline growth of Sulfur crystals, one of them clearly dominant. They are very sharp, with very well defined faces and edges, translucent and bright.
The sample was in the Silvane collection whose label we will send to the buyer.
Caltanissetta Province, Sicily  Italy

Specimen size: 6.8 × 4.2 × 2.8 cm = 2.7” × 1.7” × 1.1”

Main crystal size: 4.1 × 3.4 cm = 1.6” × 1.3”

Former collection of Josep Amigó (Silvane)




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Sulfur with Calcite
 

VH27AJ0: Group of Sulfur crystals with a flattened dipyramidal shape. They are translucent, bright, and are on a Calcite matrix.
The sample is from the A. Mayor collection (num. 363).
Agrigento (Girgenti) Province, Sicily  Italy (±1967)

Specimen size: 9.4 × 7.3 × 6.3 cm = 3.7” × 2.9” × 2.5”

Main crystal size: 3.8 × 3.1 cm = 1.5” × 1.2”

Calcite fluorescent long & short UV

Former collection of A. Mayor




Sulfur with Calcite. Front
Front
Sulfur with Calcite. Rear
Rear
Sulfur with Calcite. Side
Side
Sulfur with Calcite.
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Celestine with Sulfur
Celestine with Sulfur. Celestine with Sulfur.
 

GQ47R9: Group of white prismatic crystals with very well defined faces and edges on a matrix of Sulfur. An Italian classic.
La Grasta Mine, Delia, Caltanissetta Province, Sicily  Italy

Specimen size: 11.4 × 6.6 × 5.4 cm = 4.5” × 2.6” × 2.1”

Main crystal size: 1 × 0.6 cm = 0.4” × 0.2”

Former collection of Pedro Goy. Number 166



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Canavesite with Pyrite
Canavesite with Pyrite  

SD46AC7: Radial aggregates of Canavesite crystals, an uncommon borate. They are white, have a silky luster and are between acicular and fibrous. The crystals, in excellent condition, are on a matrix with iridescent micro-granular Pyrite.
Brosso Mine, Cαlea, Lιssolo, Canavese District, Torino Province, Piedmont (Piemonte)  Italy

Specimen size: 6 × 2.3 × 1.2 cm = 2.4” × 0.9” × 0.5”

Type locality

Former collection of Francesco S. Stoppani




Canavesite with Pyrite. Canavesite with Pyrite.
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Cerussite
Cerussite. Cerussite.
 

ER89Z1: Very aerial spray of so- called "jackstraw" aggregates of acicular Cerussite crystals. They have a velvety luster and snowy white color that strongly contrasts against the dark limonite matrix.
Montevecchio Mines, Arbus, Medio Campidano Province, Sardinia  Italy

Specimen size: 9.2 × 3.5 × 3.5 cm = 3.6” × 1.4” × 1.4”

Main crystal size: 2 × 0.1 cm = 0.8” × 0.0”

Fluorescent short UV




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Anglesite
Anglesite  

TF48AF2: A group of very sharp elongated Anglesite crystals, between translucent and transparent, very bright and with plenty of dark Galena inclusions.
An excellent Italian classic that is with a label of the Eugeni Bareche collection (number 744).
Monteponi Mine, Iglesias, Carbonia-Iglesias Province, Sardinia / Sardegna  Italy (03/1979)

Specimen size: 6.4 × 4.6 × 2.5 cm = 2.5” × 1.8” × 1.0”

Main crystal size: 5.7 × 2.1 cm = 2.2” × 0.8”

Minor fluorescence long & short UV




Anglesite. Anglesite.
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Pyromorphite
Pyromorphite. Pyromorphite.
 

MA86Y3: Slightly olive deep green botryoidal growths on matrix. It is a rarity because Pyromorphite samples from Iglesias are currently very scarce.
S'Ortu Becciu Mine, Donori, Cagliari Province, Sardinia/Sardegna  Italy

Specimen size: 4.5 × 3.5 × 4.5 cm = 1.8” × 1.4” × 1.8”




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Smithsonite after Calcite
Smithsonite after Calcite  

EM92AA5: Perimorphic microbotryoidal Smithsonite growths, very rich in reddish inclusions, very probably of Hematite, coating the scalenohedral forms of a group of Calcite crystals. Like so many specimens in this collection, this one is of great quality for the locality.
Tiny-Arenas Mine, Oridda Valley, Fluminimaggiore, Carbonia-Iglesias Province, Sardinia / Sardegna  Italy

Specimen size: 11 × 8.8 × 4.5 cm = 4.3” × 3.5” × 1.8”

Main crystal size: 6.6 × 4 cm = 2.6” × 1.6”

Former collection of Francesco S. Stoppani




Smithsonite after Calcite. Smithsonite after Calcite.
Smithsonite after Calcite.
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Hemimorphite with Aurichalcite and Quartz
Hemimorphite with Aurichalcite and Quartz. Hemimorphite with Aurichalcite and Quartz.
Hemimorphite with Aurichalcite and Quartz  

SB47AD6: Aggregates of white Hemimorphite microcrystals on bluish green Aurichalcite that has grown on a surface of small Quartz crystals coating a rocky matrix. As is the case with so many specimens in this collection, the sample is of great quality for the locality.
Is Murvonis Mine, Domusnovas, Carbonia-Iglesias Province, Sardinia / Sardegna  Italy

Specimen size: 12 × 10.5 × 7.5 cm = 4.7” × 4.1” × 3.0”

Minor fluorescence short UV

Former collection of Francesco S. Stoppani




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Dolomite with Calcite
Dolomite with Calcite  

SD96AF0: Groups, on a rocky matrix, of very Sharp rhombohedral crystals with polycrystalline growths, bright and with a snowy white color.
The sample is from the Francesco S. Stoppani collection (catalog number 0948), whose label we’ll send to the buyer.
Val Pulita Quarry, Carrara, Apuan Alps, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany  Italy

Specimen size: 8.2 × 7.4 × 6.5 cm = 3.2” × 2.9” × 2.6”

Main crystal size: 2.6 × 2.2 cm = 1.0” × 0.9”

Former collection of Francesco S. Stoppani




Dolomite with Calcite. Dolomite with Calcite.
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Vesuvianite with Chlorite
Vesuvianite with Chlorite. Front
Front
Vesuvianite with Chlorite. Side
Side
Vesuvianite with Chlorite.
 

ED27AD8: Aggregate of short prismatic crystals on matrix, a lot of them doubly terminated, with very well defined faces and edges and very good terminations. The crystals are very bright, translucent and have an excellent color, intense and uniform. A little big Italian classic.
Bellecombe, Chβtillon, Aosta Valley (Val d'Aosta)  Italy

Specimen size: 4.6 × 3.5 × 1.9 cm = 1.8” × 1.4” × 0.7”

Main crystal size: 1.2 × 0.8 cm = 0.5” × 0.3”




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Grossular (variety hessonite) with Chlorite
 

DR37AC9: Druse, on matrix, of crystals showing a combination of trapezohedron, dodecahedron and cube faces. They are transparent, very bright, with a very vivid orange color and are partially coated by leafy aggregates of chlorite.
Val di Viω / Viω Valley, Lanzo Valleys, Torino Province, Piedmont (Piemonte)  Italy

Specimen size: 6.4 × 4.4 × 2.1 cm = 2.5” × 1.7” × 0.8”

Main crystal size: 0.5 × 0.4 cm = 0.2” × 0.2”




Grossular (variety hessonite) with Chlorite. Grossular (variety hessonite) with Chlorite.
Grossular (variety hessonite) with Chlorite.
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Andradite with Clinochlore
Andradite with Clinochlore. Andradite with Clinochlore.
 

GM66R9: Group of dodecahedral crystals slightly beveled by trapezohedral faces and partially coated by Clinochlore.
Val di Vizze, Bolzano Province, Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Sόdtirol)  Italy (±1984)

Specimen size: 7.8 × 5.2 × 3.8 cm = 3.1” × 2.0” × 1.5”

Main crystal size: 0.7 × 0.4 cm = 0.3” × 0.2”

Former collection of Pedro Goy. Number 109



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UNITED KINGDOM


Mimetite (variety campylite)
Mimetite (variety campylite)  

EJ96AJ0: An excellent miniature of this classic Mimetite variety with well-defined and bright orange crystals on matrix.
The sample was in the Moutet collection at Marseille. With the sample we will send to the buyer a label from the prestigious Deyrolle collection, Paris.
Keswick, Allerdale District, former Cumberland, Cumbria  England, United Kingdom

Specimen size: 4.3 × 2.2 × 2.7 cm = 1.7” × 0.9” × 1.1”

Main crystal size: 0.6 × 0.5 cm = 0.2” × 0.2”




Mimetite (variety campylite). Mimetite (variety campylite).
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