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Initial Munich 2019 Update

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Carles Curto Text: Carles Curto (formerly curator of the Geology Museum, Barcelona) & Jordi Fabre
Assistance from John S. White (former Smithsonian curator) John S. White


USA

Copper
Copper. Front
Front
Copper. Rear
Rear
Copper.
 

GA96AK5: Very aerial arborescent growth of native Copper crystals with defined faces and edges, some of them perfectly profiled, on matrix.
The sample is from the Casado Margolles collection (No. V 35), whose file we will send to the buyer.
Keweenaw County, Michigan  USA

Specimen size: 4.9 × 2.7 × 2.8 cm = 1.9” × 1.1” × 1.1”

Former collection of Casado Margolles




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Gold
 

TF3AK5: Flattened parallel aggregate of very well defined rhombododecahedral crystals and triangular growth shapes that correspond to octahedron faces. In the words of Bob Noble on his label: “spinel twin structure“. This very aesthetic specimen is of high quality and comes from a classic American locality for the species.
The specimen will be sent in Bob Noble‘s original Perky box, which also contains the label.
Round Mountain Mine, Round Mountain, Round Mountain District, Nye County, Nevada  USA

Specimen size: 3 × 1.6 × 0.3 cm = 1.2” × 0.6” × 0.1”

Former collection of Bob Noble




Gold. Gold.
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SPANISH FLUORITE

Fluorite with Baryte
Fluorite with Baryte. Front
Front
Fluorite with Baryte. Light behind
Light behind
Fluorite with Baryte. Side
Side

Recorded under LED light
 

NP73AK5: Group of Fluorite crystals of cubic habit, with fine polycrystalline growths on some of the edges, transparent, lustrous, with a very deep lilac color, with geometric zoning of different shades. On a matrix of white Barite crystals. A Spanish classic of excellent quality, very balanced.
Berbes mining area, Berbes, Ribadesella, Comarca Oriente, Asturias, Principality of Asturias  Spain

Specimen size: 8.6 × 8.4 × 5.6 cm = 3.4” × 3.3” × 2.2”

Main crystal size: 4.6 × 4.1 cm = 1.8” × 1.6”




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MOROCCO

Epidote with Quartz
Epidote with Quartz  

EY97AK5: Drusy fans of prismatic crystals with defined, translucent, faces and edges, with bright luster and a very intense, deep and uniform pistachio-green color. On matrix with small colorless, transparent and very bright crystals of Quartz. The specimen, from an area (Jebel Masker) little known until now, comes from the Christian Mondeilh collection (No. D / 2016), whose label we will send to the buyer.
Jebel Masker, Imilchil area, Tounfit, Khénifra Province, Beni Mellal-Khenifra Region  Morocco (2016)

Specimen size: 9.1 × 6.1 × 3.4 cm = 3.6” × 2.4” × 1.3”

Main crystal size: 1.1 × 0.5 cm = 0.4” × 0.2”

Former collection of Christian Mondeilh




Epidote with Quartz. Front
Front
Epidote with Quartz. Side
Side
Epidote with Quartz. Epidote with Quartz.
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ASIA (excl. China)

Rutile
Rutile. Rutile.
 

TB6AK5: Flattened prismatic Rutile crystal with parallel growths and fine vertical striations on the prism faces and excellent terminations, brilliant, with gold-toned internal reflections.
The specimen will be sent in the original Perky box from the Bob Noble collection, which also contains the label.
Zagi Mountain, Hameed Abad Kafoor Dheri, Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa  Pakistan

Specimen size: 1.7 × 1.5 × 0.9 cm = 0.7” × 0.6” × 0.4”

Former collection of Bob Noble




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Copper
 

TX58AK5: Very aerial arborescent growth of elongated octahedral copper crystals whose terminations show very sharp octahedral faces. A fine miniature from a classic Australian deposit, which we will send to the buyer in its original Bob Noble collection Perky box, which also contains the label.
Broken Hill Proprietary Mine, Broken Hill, Yancowinna County, New South Wales  Australia

Specimen size: 3.8 × 2.7 × 1.2 cm = 1.5” × 1.1” × 0.5”

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

Former collection of Bob Noble




Copper. Copper.
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MIGUEL DAVID MARTÍNEZ COLLECTION

Galena with Siderite
Galena with Siderite.
 

NZ11AK5: From a collection displayed for the first time at Munich 2019: Group of sharp flattened cubo-octahedral crystals of Galena, partially covered with a layer of small lenticular deep brown and lustrous Siderite crystals.
The specimen is from the Miguel David Martínez collection (No. 597), whose label we will send to the buyer.
La Unión, Comarca Campo de Cartagena, Murcia, Region of Murcia  Spain

Specimen size: 5.6 × 3.9 × 1.3 cm = 2.2” × 1.5” × 0.5”

Main crystal size: 3 × 2.8 cm = 1.2” × 1.1”

Former collection of Miguel David Martínez




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Smithsonite
 

NA86AK5: From a collection displayed for the first time at Munich 2019: Doubly terminated Smithsonite crystals with the morphology known as “rice grain” caused by pronounced curvatures of the faces and edges, on matrix. The crystals are translucent, bright, and white.
The specimen is from the Miguel David Martínez collection (No. 543), whose label we will send to the buyer.
Mina el Lirio, Cabezo de Ponce, Llano del Beal, Cartagena, Comarca Campo de Cartagena, Murcia, Region of Murcia  Spain (2018)

Specimen size: 10.7 × 5.2 × 4.8 cm = 4.2” × 2.0” × 1.9”

Main crystal size: 0.5 × 0.3 cm = 0.2” × 0.1”

Minor fluorescence long & short UV

Former collection of Miguel David Martínez




Smithsonite. Front
Front
Smithsonite. Side
Side
Smithsonite.
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Fluorite with Quartz and Pyrite
Fluorite with Quartz and Pyrite. Fluorite with Quartz and Pyrite.
 

NX14AK5: From a collection displayed for the first time at Munich 2019: Group of Fluorite crystals practically completely covered by small Quartz crystals that at some points have overgrown the Fluorite as “walls” extending past the edges of the fluorite, with small spheroidal Pyrites. An unusual example of Fluorite from El Hamman, from the Miguel David Martínez collection (No. 563), whose label we will send to the buyer.
El Hamman, Meknès, Meknès Prefecture, Drâa-Tafilalet Region  Morocco (2018)

Specimen size: 6 × 5.1 × 3.4 cm = 2.4” × 2.0” × 1.3”

Main crystal size: 2 × 1.7 cm = 0.8” × 0.7”

Fluorescent long & short UV

Former collection of Miguel David Martínez




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