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Carles Curto Text: Carles Curto (formerly curator of the Geology Museum, Barcelona) & Jordi Fabre
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USA

Azurite
Azurite. Front
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Azurite. Top
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Azurite  

MY87AM3: Druse of lenticular Azurite crystals with very well defined faces and edges, very lustrous, with a vivid color and with small Malachite concretions. An excellent American classic.
The specimen comes from the Ignacio Gaspar collection (number AZU-11), whose label we will send to the buyer.
La Sal Mountains, La Sal District, Grand County, Utah  USA

Specimen size: 5 × 3.5 × 3.5 cm = 1.97” × 1.38” × 1.38”

Former collection of Ignacio Gaspar



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Covellite with Quartz
Covellite with Quartz  

MC51AM3: Aggregates of sharp lamellar Covellite crystals, with edges in an excellent state of preservation, with an intense and vivid metallic blue color, on matrix and with Quartz. High quality for the locality.
The specimen comes from the Ignacio Gaspar collection (number COV-2), whose label we will send to the buyer.
Summitville Mine, Summitville District, Rio Grande County, Colorado  USA

Specimen size: 5.2 × 4 × 3.5 cm = 2.05” × 1.57” × 1.38”

Former collection of Ignacio Gaspar



Covellite with Quartz. Covellite with Quartz.
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Chalcopyrite with Magnetite
Chalcopyrite with Magnetite. Chalcopyrite with Magnetite.
 

AF11AM3: Group of disphenoidal crystals (pseudotetrahedral) of Chalcopyrite, with sharp crystal forms. On a Magnetite matrix with octahedral crystals of Magnetite.
French Creek Mines, St. Peters, Warwick Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania  USA

Specimen size: 4.4 × 3.2 × 2.3 cm = 1.73” × 1.26” × 0.91”

Main crystal size: 1.2 × 0.7 cm = 0.47” × 0.28”




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Gold (variety electrum)
 

TR16AM3: Very aerial group of lamellar Gold crystals (variety electrum), some of them with very well marked skeletal growths and a little matrix at the back. The specimen comes from a relatively recent find in a known gold zone.
Specimens from this find were analyzed and we will send a copy of the analysis to the buyer.
R.J. Roberts lode, Willow Creek District, Pershing County, Nevada  USA (2015)

Specimen size: 2.9 × 2.5 × 1 cm = 1.14” × 0.98” × 0.39”

With a copy of the analysis

Weight: 3.8 grams



Gold (variety electrum). Front
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Azurite with Malachite
Azurite with Malachite. Front
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Azurite with Malachite. Side
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Azurite with Malachite  

MZ69AM3: Parallel growths of Azurite crystals with very sharp crystal forms, good luster and a very vivid color. On matrix, with small acicular Malachite crystals.
The specimen, from one of the great classic American localities, comes from the Ignacio Gaspar collection (number AZU-12), whose label we will send to the buyer.
Copper Queen Mine, Queen Hill, Bisbee, Warren District, Mule Mountains, Cochise County, Arizona  USA

Specimen size: 4 × 3 × 3 cm = 1.57” × 1.18” × 1.18”

Former collection of Ignacio Gaspar



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MEXICO

Olivenite
 

TC47AM3: A novelty at Tucson 2020. Group of Olivenite crystals on matrix, one of them clearly dominant and very aerial and sharp, flattened, with very well defined faces and edges and perfect terminations. With good luster and a very deep olive-green color. As on so many other occasions in Milpillas, among the best for the species.
Milpillas Mine, level 992, Cuitaca, Municipio Santa Cruz, Sonora  Mexico (11-12/2019)

Specimen size: 2.2 × 1.9 × 1.7 cm = 0.87” × 0.75” × 0.67”

Main crystal size: 1.2 × 0.4 cm = 0.47” × 0.16”




Olivenite.
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Olivenite
Olivenite.
 

TD88AM3: A novelty at Tucson 2020. Group of Olivenite crystals on matrix, one of them clearly dominant and very aerial and sharp, flattened, with very well defined faces and edges and perfect terminations. With good luster and a very deep olive-green color. As on so many other occasions in Milpillas, among the best for the species.
Milpillas Mine, level 992, Cuitaca, Municipio Santa Cruz, Sonora  Mexico (11-12/2019)

Specimen size: 2.2 × 1.4 × 0.8 cm = 0.87” × 0.55” × 0.31”

Main crystal size: 1.1 × 0.3 cm = 0.43” × 0.12”




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Calcite
 

ET46AM3: Druse of sharp scalenohedral Calcite crystals with sharp crystal forms, lustrous, with very visible phantom growths rich in inclusions and with a second generation of Calcite crystals at the vertices of the scalenohedron. An elegant Mexican classic.
Santa Eulalia District, Municipio Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua  Mexico

Specimen size: 8.4 × 4.7 × 3.2 cm = 3.31” × 1.85” × 1.26”

Main crystal size: 1.5 × 1 cm = 0.59” × 0.39”




Calcite. Front
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Calcite. Top
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Calcite.
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Galena with Quartz, Fluorite and Sphalerite
Galena with Quartz, Fluorite and Sphalerite. Galena with Quartz, Fluorite and Sphalerite.
Galena with Quartz, Fluorite and Sphalerite.

Recorded under neon light
 

EB87AM3: Intergrowth of twinned Sphalerite crystals with skeletal Galena crystals. On matrix, with small white Quartz crystals and polycrystalline Fluorite growths. Very old and unusual piece.
Los Remedios Mine, Taxco de Alarcón, Municipio Taxco, Guerrero  Mexico

Specimen size: 10.9 × 10.4 × 2.9 cm = 4.29” × 4.09” × 1.14”

Fluorite fluorescent long & short UV



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Galena with Sphalerite, Quartz and Fluorite

Recorded under neon light
 

EA87AM3: Intergrowth of twinned Sphalerite crystals with skeletal Galena crystals. On matrix, with small white Quartz crystals and polycrystalline Fluorite growths. Very old and unusual piece.
Los Remedios Mine, Taxco de Alarcón, Municipio Taxco, Guerrero  Mexico

Specimen size: 13.8 × 8.8 × 3.2 cm = 5.43” × 3.46” × 1.26”

Main crystal size: 2 × 1.4 cm = 0.79” × 0.55”

Fluorite fluorescent long & short UV



Galena with Sphalerite, Quartz and Fluorite. Front
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Galena with Sphalerite, Quartz and Fluorite. Side
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Galena with Sphalerite, Quartz and Fluorite. Galena with Sphalerite, Quartz and Fluorite.
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Aurichalcite with Calcite and Murdochite
Aurichalcite with Calcite and Murdochite. Front
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Aurichalcite with Calcite and Murdochite. Side
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Recorded under neon light
 

EX58AM3: Aggregates of acicular Aurichalcite crystals, with good luster and a very vivid color. On a limonite matrix, with small Calcite crystals and black Murdochite crystals, identifiable by the isometric crystal habit typical of the species although to be sure we have had it analyzed and we will send to the buyer copy of the analysis. Altogether a great piece of high quality and very aesthetic, among the best Aurichalcites from Ojuela.
Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Municipio Mapimí, Durango  Mexico

Specimen size: 11.7 × 8.2 × 3.6 cm = 4.61” × 3.23” × 1.42”

Main crystal size: 0.5 × 0.1 cm = 0.20” × 0.04”




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SPAIN

Gold with Quartz
Gold with Quartz  

MR16AM3: Gold microcrystals scattered on a Quartz matrix. The specimen is from one of the most classic deposits for Gold in Spain, and comes to us via the Ignacio Gaspar collection (number ORO-88), whose label we will send to the buyer.
340 vein, Rodalquilar, Níjar, Comarca Metropolitana de Almería, Almería, Andalusia  Spain (±2013)

Specimen size: 5.7 × 3.5 × 4.3 cm = 2.24” × 1.38” × 1.69”

Former collection of Ignacio Gaspar



Gold with Quartz. Gold with Quartz.
Gold with Quartz.
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Goethite
Goethite. Goethite.
 

NB14AM3: Black botryoidal growth of Goethite, lustrous, and with a second generation of Goethite in fine columnar and arched forms. Goethite is a rare species in this mine, much better known for its Pyrolusites and other manganese oxides.
Haití Mine, Cabezo de San Ginés, San Ginés de la Jara, Cartagena, Comarca Campo de Cartagena, Murcia, Region of Murcia  Spain (2016)

Specimen size: 10.1 × 8.2 × 1 cm = 3.98” × 3.23” × 0.39”




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Goethite perimorphic Cerussite after Anglesite
Goethite perimorphic Cerussite after Anglesite  

MM47AM3: Groups on matrix of what were originally Anglesite crystals, now pseudomorphed by Cerussite. Perimorphic Goethite has faithfully preserved the original forms of the Anglesite-Cerussite and exhibits very shiny botryoidal surfaces dominated by metallic green colors.
The specimen comes from the Ignacio Gaspar collection (number CER-57), whose label we will send to the buyer.
San Valentín open pit, Sancti Espíritu, Sierra Minera de Cartagena-La Unión, La Unión, Comarca Campo de Cartagena, Murcia, Region of Murcia  Spain

Specimen size: 11.5 × 4 × 9.5 cm = 4.53” × 1.57” × 3.74”

Former collection of Ignacio Gaspar



Goethite perimorphic Cerussite after Anglesite. Goethite perimorphic Cerussite after Anglesite.
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PORTUGAL

Chalcopyrite with Arsenopyrite and Siderite
Chalcopyrite with Arsenopyrite and Siderite. Chalcopyrite with Arsenopyrite and Siderite.

Recorded under neon light
 

MR27AM3: Group of large Chalcopyrite crystals with the typical curvatures seen in Panasqueira specimens, very aerial, lustrous, and on matrix. With sharp and lustrous Arsenopyrite crystals and small coatings of lenticular Siderite crystals. As a whole, it is a very high level piece both for its perfection and for the quality of the Chalcopyrite crystals, a species that in this mine does not usually yield very good specimens.
Minas da Panasqueira, Aldeia de São Francisco de Assis, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Cova da Beira, Centro  Portugal

Specimen size: 13.1 × 10.4 × 7.1 cm = 5.16” × 4.09” × 2.80”

Main crystal size: 5 × 3.3 cm = 1.97” × 1.30”




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FRANCE

Azurite with Malachite after Cuprite
 

EK69AM3: Group of Azurite crystals with very sharp crystal forms and a very vivid color, with Malachite pseudomorphs after Cuprite crystals with the dominant forms of octahedron and dodecahedron. A French classic.
Chessy-les-Mines, Les Bois d'Oingt, Villefranche-sur-Saône, Rhône, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes  France

Specimen size: 5.3 × 3.4 × 3.3 cm = 2.09” × 1.34” × 1.30”

Main crystal size: 1.5 × 1.3 cm = 0.59” × 0.51”

Type locality



Azurite with Malachite after Cuprite. Front
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Prehnite with Actinolite (variety byssolite)
Prehnite with Actinolite (variety byssolite). Prehnite with Actinolite (variety byssolite).
 

EF66AM3: Prehnite crystals with very well defined faces and edges. With distinct curvatures and polycrystalline growths, translucent, lustrous, and of an intense green color. On matrix, with Calcite and felted aggregates of Actinolite (variety byssolite). Excellent French classic from one of the typical localities for the species.
La Combe de la Selle, Saint-Christophe-en-Oisans, Le Bourg d'Oisans Comune, Isère, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes  France

Specimen size: 4.3 × 2.5 × 2.3 cm = 1.69” × 0.98” × 0.91”

Main crystal size: 1.4 × 1 cm = 0.55” × 0.39”




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Quartz
 

ET37AM3: Growth of transparent Quartz crystals, very lustrous and slightly yellow in color due to the presence of iron oxides. Good quality and in perfect condition.
Les Rivoirands, Vizille, Grenoble, Isère, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes  France (2010)

Specimen size: 11.6 × 7.7 × 5.3 cm = 4.57” × 3.03” × 2.09”

Main crystal size: 6 × 1.1 cm = 2.36” × 0.43”




Quartz. Front
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Quartz.
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Pyromorphite
Pyromorphite. Pyromorphite.
 

ED29AM3: Pyromorphite crystal growths with a tapered habit and shiny hopper terminations with an intense grass-green color. We highlight the unusualness of the globular forms of the matrix. A French classic.
Des Farges Mine (Les Farges Mine), Ussel, Corrèze, Nouvelle-Aquitaine  France

Specimen size: 6.8 × 5.3 × 3.9 cm = 2.68” × 2.09” × 1.54”

Main crystal size: 0.3 × 0.1 cm = 0.12” × 0.04”




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Baryte with Sphalerite
 

EF50AM3: Group of very sharp Baryte crystals, lustrous and with a snow-white color. On matrix, with small transparent, lustrous and sharp Sphalerite crystals. The matrix has been sawn at the base and reduced on the sides to give the piece a more appropriate size.
Les Malines Mining District, Saint-Laurent-le-Minier, Le Vigan, Gard Department, Occitanie  France

Specimen size: 11 × 9.4 × 6.6 cm = 4.33” × 3.70” × 2.60”

Minor fluorescence short UV



Baryte with Sphalerite. Baryte with Sphalerite.
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EUROPE (excl. Spain, Portugal and France)

Sphalerite with Galena
Sphalerite with Galena. Front
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Sphalerite with Galena. Light behind
Light behind
Sphalerite with Galena.
 

EE67AM3: Druse of complex twinned Sphalerite crystals with sharp crystal forms, lustrous, and yellow in color. Transparent under strong light. On matrix, with cubo-octahedral Galena crystals. The back of the piece has been partially sawn.
Madan mining area, Rhodope Mountains, Smolyan Oblast  Bulgaria

Specimen size: 9.4 × 6.4 × 4 cm = 3.70” × 2.52” × 1.57”

Main crystal size: 1.5 × 1.1 cm = 0.59” × 0.43”




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Sulphur with Calcite

Recorded under neon light
 

HM87AM3: Sulphur crystals with a dipyramidal habit, very sharp crystal forms, and which retain, despite time, an excellent luster and color. On matrix with globular coatings of small Calcite crystals. A Sicilian classic from an old collection.
Caltanissetta Province, Sicily  Italy

Specimen size: 11.4 × 9.3 × 9.2 cm = 4.49” × 3.66” × 3.62”

Main crystal size: 1.7 × 1.5 cm = 0.67” × 0.59”

Calcite minor fluorescence long & short UV



Sulphur with Calcite. Front
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Sulphur with Calcite. Rear
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Sulphur with Calcite.
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Aragonite (variety cuprian)
Aragonite (variety cuprian). Aragonite (variety cuprian).
Aragonite (variety cuprian)  

SM99AM3: Fine coralloid growths of Aragonite with stalactitic forms, pale blue due to the copper content. The specimen is from the Francesco S. Stoppani collection (number 0515), whose label we will send to the buyer together with other old labels from the Rosenkranz and N. Stotzel collections. As with many of the specimens in this collection, this one is of high quality for the locality, a classic of Italian mineralogy.
San Giovanni Mine, Punta della Torre, Iglesias, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna  Italy

Specimen size: 17.3 × 8.6 × 11 cm = 6.81” × 3.39” × 4.33”

Former collection of Francesco S. Stoppani



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Quartz

Recorded under neon light
 

MF29AM3: Druse of water-clear Quartz crystals with extraordinary sharpness and brilliance. From a well-referenced Swiss locality that has produced few such quality specimens.
Pizzo Meda, Ambri, Quinto, Leventina, Ticino (Tessin)  Switzerland

Specimen size: 16.2 × 7.8 × 10.3 cm = 6.38” × 3.07” × 4.06”

Main crystal size: 3 × 0.7 cm = 1.18” × 0.28”




Quartz. Quartz.
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Sylvanite with 'Tennantite' and Quartz
Sylvanite with 'Tennantite' and Quartz. Sylvanite with 'Tennantite' and Quartz.
Sylvanite with 'Tennantite' and Quartz  

CF99AM3: Aggregates of acicular Sylvanite crystals that form very lustrous skeletal growths on 'Tennantite' and a Quartz-coated matrix. From its type locality, which is one of the great classical localities for the species.
The specimen comes from the Carles Curto collection, whose label and computer entry we will send to the buyer together with a copy of the analysis we did.
Baia de Aries, Apuseni Mountains, Alba, Transylvania  Romania

Specimen size: 3.7 × 3.7 × 3.2 cm = 1.46” × 1.46” × 1.26”

Main crystal size: 0.4 × 0.1 cm = 0.16” × 0.04”

Type locality

With a copy of the analysis

Former collection of Carles Curto



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Gold with Quartz

Recorded under neon light
Gold with Quartz
 

MA48AM3: Group of lamellar Gold crystals with curvatures, extraordinarily shiny and on a snow-white Quartz matrix.
The specimen, of unusual quality for the locality, comes from the Ignacio Gaspar collection (number GOLD-64), whose label we will send to the buyer.
Sasar Mine, Baia Mare, Maramures  Romania (1950-1960)

Specimen size: 6 × 3.7 × 6 cm = 2.36” × 1.46” × 2.36”

Former collection of Ignacio Gaspar



Gold with Quartz. Front
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Gold with Quartz.
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MOROCCO

Quartz
Quartz. Quartz.
 

ER14AM3: Druse of Quartz crystals with very well defined faces and edges, translucent, lustrous, and with a very vivid color, with inclusions of red Hematite and very well defined phantom growths. A classic for this mine but with a more vivid color than usual.
Aouli, Mibladen mining district, Mibladen, Midelt, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region  Morocco

Specimen size: 6.5 × 4.7 × 3 cm = 2.56” × 1.85” × 1.18”

Main crystal size: 1.1 × 0.7 cm = 0.43” × 0.28”




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Calcite (variety kanonenspat) with Epidote
 

MV14AM3: Group of Calcite crystals with a very sharp pseudohexagonal outline, some of them doubly terminated, completely covered by a second generation of small scalenohedral crystals, with small groups of Epidote crystals.
Due to its genetic complexity the specimen has been analyzed and we will send a copy of the analysis to the buyer.
Jebel Masker, Imilchil area, Tounfit, Khénifra Province, Beni Mellal-Khenifra Region  Morocco (08/2019)

Specimen size: 9 × 5.2 × 7.2 cm = 3.54” × 2.05” × 2.83”

Main crystal size: 8.2 × 2.7 cm = 3.23” × 1.06”

With a copy of the analysis



Calcite (variety kanonenspat) with Epidote. Front
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Calcite (variety kanonenspat) with Epidote. Rear
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Calcite (variety kanonenspat) with Epidote.
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Calcite (variety kanonenspat) with Prehnite
Calcite (variety kanonenspat) with Prehnite.
 

EH26AM3: Group of Calcite crystals with a very sharp pseudohexagonal outline, some of them doubly terminated, completely covered by a second generation of small scalenohedral crystals. On matrix, with centered growths of acicular white Prehnite crystals.
Due to its genetic complexity the specimen has been analyzed and we will send a copy of the analysis to the buyer.
Jebel Masker, Imilchil area, Tounfit, Khénifra Province, Beni Mellal-Khenifra Region  Morocco (2019)

Specimen size: 8.8 × 6.4 × 7.1 cm = 3.46” × 2.52” × 2.80”

Main crystal size: 6.2 × 2.4 cm = 2.44” × 0.94”

With a copy of the analysis



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Marcasite
 

EQ14AM3: Floater aggregate of small Marcasite crystals with the twin law known as "sperkise", very sharp, and with extraordinary luster. This specimen clearly preserves cavities with the geometric shapes of vanished crystals, probably Baryte.
Bou Nahas Mine, Oumjrane mining area, Alnif Commune, Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region  Morocco (2020)

Specimen size: 9.8 × 7.9 × 3.8 cm = 3.86” × 3.11” × 1.50”




Marcasite. Front
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Marcasite. Rear
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Vanadinite
Vanadinite. Front
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Vanadinite. Side
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Vanadinite. Vanadinite.

Recorded under neon light
 

EL96AM3: From a 2019 discovery at a greater depth than usual in the Coud'a area. With polycrystalline groups and parallel growths of Vanadinite crystals with a thick tabular habit, on matrix, many of them doubly terminated and with hopper growths. Very lustrous and with a very vivid and uniform magenta-red color, less intense on the back. High quality.
Coud'a, Mibladen mining district, Mibladen, Midelt, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region  Morocco (04-05/2019)

Specimen size: 6.8 × 3.7 × 6.7 cm = 2.68” × 1.46” × 2.64”

Main crystal size: 2.2 × 1.5 cm = 0.87” × 0.59”




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Wulfenite
 

EA90AM3: Group of very sharp Wulfenite crystals, with a tabular to lamellar habit. Thicker, and with shinier surfaces and a more intense and deeper color than usual in pieces from this deposit.
The specimen is from the Christian Mondeilh collection (number 5180/1979), whose label we will send to the buyer.
Shaft XI (Puit XI), Touissit, Touissit District, Jerada Province, Oriental Region  Morocco (±1979)

Specimen size: 11.8 × 3.4 × 8.5 cm = 4.65” × 1.34” × 3.35”

Main crystal size: 1.5 × 1.1 cm = 0.59” × 0.43”

Former collection of Christian Mondeilh



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

ER50AM3: Druse of crystals with a cubic habit, transparent, with good luster and an intense and uniform green color. Partially covered by small Pyrite crystals and microcrystals of white Quartz. Ancient piece with a different appearance than what is found nowadays in this mine.
El Hammam, Meknès, Meknès Prefecture, Drâa-Tafilalet Region  Morocco

Specimen size: 19.3 × 15.8 × 4.1 cm = 7.60” × 6.22” × 1.61”

Main crystal size: 3.4 × 3 cm = 1.34” × 1.18”

Fluorescent long & short UV



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AFRICA (excl. Morocco)

Shigaite with Rhodochrosite
 

ER67AM3: Lamellar crystals of Shigaite, a rare manganese sulfate, with a sharp hexagonal outline, translucent, with very good luster and an intense red color with brown reflections, implanted on a rock matrix covered by brilliant Rhodochrosite crystals with an intense pink color.
N'Chwaning I Mine, N'Chwaning mining area, Kuruman, Kalahari manganese field (KMF), Northern Cape Province  South Africa (±2006)

Specimen size: 5.4 × 2.2 × 2.7 cm = 2.13” × 0.87” × 1.06”

Main crystal size: 0.3 × 0.2 cm = 0.12” × 0.08”

Rhodochrosite fluorescent long & short UV



Shigaite with Rhodochrosite. Shigaite with Rhodochrosite.
Shigaite with Rhodochrosite.
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CHINA

Sphalerite with Quartz and Calcite
Sphalerite with Quartz and Calcite. Front
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Sphalerite with Quartz and Calcite. Side
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Sphalerite with Quartz and Calcite.

Recorded under neon light
 

ET66AM3: Complex Sphalerite crystals, very rich in faces, transparent, and of excellent color and luster. On a microcrystalline Quartz matrix, with rhombohedral Calcite crystals. Of the best possible quality for the deposit.
Rucheng Mine, Caojia, Nuanshui, Rucheng, Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province  China (2019)

Specimen size: 12.1 × 8.7 × 3.8 cm = 4.76” × 3.43” × 1.50”

Main crystal size: 2.4 × 1.8 cm = 0.94” × 0.71”




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Calcite (variety faden)
 

EF89AM3: Extraordinarily elongated scalenohedral-prismatic crystal, with parallel growths, transparent, lustrous, and with a second generation of crystals of the same Calcite. We highlight the first generation of Calcite ‘faden’ that can be seen perfectly thanks to the transparency of the crystal.
Wenshan, Wenshan Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province  China (2020)

Specimen size: 19 × 2.5 × 2.3 cm = 7.48” × 0.98” × 0.91”

Fluorescent long & short UV



Calcite (variety faden). Front
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Calcite (variety faden). Light behind
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Calcite (variety faden). Rear
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ASIA (excl. China)

Zunyite with Hematite
Zunyite with Hematite. Front
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Zunyite with Hematite. Side
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Zunyite with Hematite.

Recorded under neon light
 

MG38AM3: Zunyite, a rare aluminum sorosilicate-fluoride, on matrix. One of the dominant crystals, tetrahedral and beveled by cube faces, with very well defined and smooth faces, a color between reddish and dark brown and with lamellar inclusions of Hematite, which makes it different from the first Zunyites from Iran that came to the world of collecting at Munich 2018.
Qalat-e Payeen salt dome, Bandar Abbas, Central District, Bandar Abbas County, Hormozgan Province  Iran (07/2019)

Specimen size: 5 × 3.8 × 3.8 cm = 1.97” × 1.50” × 1.50”

Main crystal size: 1.6 × 1.3 cm = 0.63” × 0.51”




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Fluorite with Gyrolite, Fluorapophyllite-(K) and Quartz
 

FD16AM3: White globular Fluorite groups with small crystals of Gyrolite and Fluorapophyllite-(K). On matrix, covered with bluish gray Quartz.
The specimen comes from the Jan Buma collection (number 991029) whose catalogue entry we will send to the buyer.
Mahodari, Nashik District (Nasik), Maharashtra  India (±1999)

Specimen size: 6.6 × 6.2 × 1.7 cm = 2.60” × 2.44” × 0.67”

Main crystal size: 1.2 × 1.2 cm = 0.47” × 0.47”

Minor fluorescence short UV

Former Jan Buma collection. Number 991029



Fluorite with Gyrolite, Fluorapophyllite-(K) and Quartz. Fluorite with Gyrolite, Fluorapophyllite-(K) and Quartz.
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Malachite with Pyromorphite and Cerussite
Malachite with Pyromorphite and Cerussite. Front
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Malachite with Pyromorphite and Cerussite. Rear
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Recorded under neon light
 

EM26AM3: Botryoidal Malachite aggregate with a silky luster and a very deep color and concentric growths. On matrix, with coatings of small greenish yellow crystals of Pyromorphite on the back and small white crystals of Cerussite on both sides.
Rum Jungle, Batchelor, Coomalie Shire, Northern Territory  Australia

Specimen size: 11.3 × 10.3 × 7.2 cm = 4.45” × 4.06” × 2.83”




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