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MOROCCO

Gold on Calcite
Gold on Calcite. Front
Front
Gold on Calcite. Side
Side
Gold on Calcite.
 

MF52AM7: Isolated groups of Gold Crystals with very sharp crystal forms with spinel-law twinning, lustrous, and implanted on a matrix of Calcite crystals, which is very unusual not only for this deposit but in any of the world's Gold deposits.
Aouint Ighoman, Assa-Zag Province, Guelmim-Oued Noun Region  Morocco (2020)

Specimen size: 7.1 × 4.7 × 2.4 cm = 2.80” × 1.85” × 0.94”

Main crystal size: 0.5 × 0.2 cm = 0.20” × 0.08”




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Quartz with Siderite
 

AB63AM7: Quartz crystal with very sharp crystal forms, extraordinarily transparent and lustrous, colorless, and implanted on a matrix of rhombohedral Siderite crystals.
Tazoult Nâra deposit, Jebel Boutaraf, Taouz, Er Rachidia Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region  Morocco (1998)

Specimen size: 5.2 × 4.7 × 2.8 cm = 2.05” × 1.85” × 1.10”

Main crystal size: 2.3 × 1.8 cm = 0.91” × 0.71”




Quartz with Siderite. Quartz with Siderite.
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Quartz with Siderite
Quartz with Siderite. Quartz with Siderite.
 

AA11AM7: Quartz crystal with very sharp crystal forms, partially doubly terminated, transparent, lustrous, with inclusions, and implanted on a matrix with rhombohedral Siderite crystals.
Tazoult Nâra deposit, Jebel Boutaraf, Taouz, Er Rachidia Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region  Morocco (1998)

Specimen size: 5.6 × 4.4 × 2.7 cm = 2.20” × 1.73” × 1.06”

Main crystal size: 2.2 × 1.1 cm = 0.87” × 0.43”




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Vanadinite with Baryte
 

AA96AM7: Thick tabular crystals of Vanadinite, translucent, with good luster and a very deep color, on matrix, with book-like aggregates of snow-white lamellar Baryte crystals.
ACF Mine, Mibladen mining district, Mibladen, Midelt, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region  Morocco (08/1995)

Specimen size: 6.6 × 5.7 × 3.4 cm = 2.60” × 2.24” × 1.34”

Main crystal size: 0.9 × 0.7 cm = 0.35” × 0.28”




Vanadinite with Baryte. Vanadinite with Baryte.
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Vanadinite with Baryte
Vanadinite with Baryte. Vanadinite with Baryte.
 

MB36AM7: Thick tabular crystals of Vanadinite, translucent, with very bright luster and an intense orange-red color, on a matrix with the white lamellar Baryte crystals that are typical of the ACF mine. A Moroccan classic, among the best finds of the year 1995.
ACF Mine, Mibladen mining district, Mibladen, Midelt, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region  Morocco (08/1995)

Specimen size: 7.6 × 5.2 × 2.7 cm = 2.99” × 2.05” × 1.06”

Main crystal size: 0.6 × 0.4 cm = 0.24” × 0.16”




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Vanadinite with Baryte
 

AB76AM7: Thick tabular crystals of Vanadinite, translucent, with very bright luster and an intense orange-red color, on a matrix with the white lamellar Baryte crystals that are typical of the ACF mine. A Moroccan classic, among the best finds of the year 1995.
ACF Mine, Mibladen mining district, Mibladen, Midelt, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region  Morocco (08/1995)

Specimen size: 9.7 × 6.4 × 5.7 cm = 3.82” × 2.52” × 2.24”

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




Vanadinite with Baryte. Vanadinite with Baryte.
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Vanadinite with Baryte
Vanadinite with Baryte. Vanadinite with Baryte.
 

TMB76AM7: Thick tabular crystals of Vanadinite, translucent, with very bright luster and an intense orange-red color, on a matrix with the white lamellar Baryte crystals that are typical of the ACF mine. A Moroccan classic, among the best finds of the year 1995.
ACF Mine, Mibladen mining district, Mibladen, Midelt, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region  Morocco (08/1995)

Specimen size: 10.5 × 6.7 × 7.5 cm = 4.13” × 2.64” × 2.95”

Main crystal size: 0.7 × 0.4 cm = 0.28” × 0.16”




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Vanadinite with Baryte

Recorded under LED light
 

AC97AM7: Thick tabular crystals of Vanadinite, translucent, with very bright luster and an intense orange-red color, on a matrix with the white lamellar Baryte crystals that are typical of the ACF mine. A Moroccan classic.
ACF Mine, Mibladen mining district, Mibladen, Midelt, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region  Morocco (1993)

Specimen size: 15.7 × 12.2 × 4.8 cm = 6.18” × 4.80” × 1.89”

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




Vanadinite with Baryte. Vanadinite with Baryte.
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AFRICA (excl. Morocco)

Gaylussite
Gaylussite.
Gaylussite  

CM14AM7: Doubly terminated, complete floater crystal of Gaylussite, transparent, lustrous, and rich in inclusions. An African classic that comes from the Carles Curto collection, whose label and computer catalogue entry we will send to the buyer.
Amboseli Lake, Kajiado County, Rift Valley Province  Kenya (±1977)

Specimen size: 2.8 × 1.4 × 1.1 cm = 1.10” × 0.55” × 0.43”

Minor fluorescence long & short UV

Former collection of Carles Curto (duplicates)



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Quartz with Malachite on Calcite
 

ER88AM7: Malachite microcrystals, covered by a skin of microcrystalline Quartz, lustrous and with geometric color zoning, clearer on the edges, and in turn covering a group of rhombohedral Calcite crystals. The specimen has been analyzed and we will send the buyer a copy of the analysis.
Tenke-Fungurume area, Kolwezi District, Lualaba, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba)  Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire) (12/2020)

Specimen size: 5.1 × 3.1 × 3 cm = 2.01” × 1.22” × 1.18”

Main crystal size: 3.2 × 1.8 cm = 1.26” × 0.71”




Quartz with Malachite on Calcite. Front
Front
Quartz with Malachite on Calcite. Side
Side
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Smithsonite (variety cobaltoan)
Smithsonite (variety cobaltoan). Front
Front
Smithsonite (variety cobaltoan). Detail / Photo: Joaquim Callén
Detail / Photo: Joaquim Callén
Smithsonite (variety cobaltoan). Smithsonite (variety cobaltoan).

Recorded under LED light
 

MR87AM7: Group of rhombohedral Smithsonite crystals with slight curvatures on the faces and edges, translucent, with good luster and a clear pink color. Some of them are of considerable size for the locality. An excellent Tsumeb classic, of unusual size and quality.
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region  Namibia

Specimen size: 8.8 × 7.3 × 4.4 cm = 3.46” × 2.87” × 1.73”

Main crystal size: 1.9 × 1.5 cm = 0.75” × 0.59”




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BRAZIL

Childrenite with Roscherite and Quartz
 

MC48AM7: Prismatic Childrenite crystals, with very well defined faces and edges, some of them doubly terminated, translucent, lustrous, with spheroidal Roscherite growths on a Quartz matrix. We will send the buyer a copy of the Childrenite and Roscherite analyses.
Lavra Poço Dantas, Piauí Valley, Taquaral, Itinga, Jequitinhonha, Minas Gerais  Brazil (09/2006)

Specimen size: 6.7 × 5.9 × 3.3 cm = 2.64” × 2.32” × 1.30”

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




Childrenite with Roscherite and Quartz. Childrenite with Roscherite and Quartz.
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Zanazziite with Muscovite and Quartz
Zanazziite with Muscovite and Quartz. Zanazziite with Muscovite and Quartz.
 

TF27AM7: Coatings of many small salmon-colored Zanazziite crystals with good luster, on a Muscovite matrix with Quartz crystals.
Murundu Mine, Jenipapo District, Itinga, Jequitinhonha, Minas Gerais  Brazil

Specimen size: 9.4 × 7.2 × 4.7 cm = 3.70” × 2.83” × 1.85”

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




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SOUTH AMERICA (excl. Brazil)

Gold
 

EX98AM7: Skeletal crystals and leafy growths of Gold, very bright and contrasting with the rock matrix. The specimen comes from a recent find in a mining district in Colombia which is still little known.
Los Delirios claim, Delirios I cut, Municipio Vetas, Soto Province, Santander Department  Colombia (15/08/2020)

Specimen size: 2.8 × 2 × 1.8 cm = 1.10” × 0.79” × 0.71”




Gold. Gold.
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Gold
Gold. Gold.
 

EV89AM7: Skeletal crystals and leafy growths of Gold, very bright and contrasting with the rock matrix. The specimen comes from a recent find in a mining district in Colombia which is still little known.
Los Delirios claim, Delirios I cut, Municipio Vetas, Soto Province, Santander Department  Colombia (15/08/2020)

Specimen size: 5.5 × 3.3 × 1.8 cm = 2.17” × 1.30” × 0.71”




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Quartz (variety rose quartz)
 

EA10AM7: A novelty at Tucson Virtual 2021. Unusual fan-shaped growths on matrix of translucent, lustrous and deep pink Quartz crystals whose color is not due to inclusions of iron oxides but rather is inherent to the Quartz itself. The exact name of the mine is not yet known, but it will surely become known with the passage of time.
Huancayo District, Huancayo Province, Junín Department  Peru (2020)

Specimen size: 2.7 × 2.2 × 1.7 cm = 1.06” × 0.87” × 0.67”




Quartz (variety rose quartz).
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Quartz (variety rose quartz)
Quartz (variety rose quartz). Quartz (variety rose quartz).
 

MA10AM7: A novelty at Tucson Virtual 2021. Unusual fan-shaped growths on matrix of translucent, lustrous and deep pink Quartz crystals whose color is not due to inclusions of iron oxides but rather is inherent to the Quartz itself. The exact name of the mine is not yet known, but it will surely become known with the passage of time.
Huancayo District, Huancayo Province, Junín Department  Peru (2020)

Specimen size: 3.3 × 3 × 2.1 cm = 1.30” × 1.18” × 0.83”




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Quartz (variety rose quartz)
 

MB14AM7: A novelty at Tucson Virtual 2021. Unusual fan-shaped growths on matrix of translucent, lustrous and deep pink Quartz crystals whose color is not due to inclusions of iron oxides but rather is inherent to the Quartz itself. The exact name of the mine is not yet known, but it will surely become known with the passage of time.
Huancayo District, Huancayo Province, Junín Department  Peru (2020)

Specimen size: 3.9 × 2 × 2.7 cm = 1.54” × 0.79” × 1.06”




Quartz (variety rose quartz). Quartz (variety rose quartz).
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Quartz (variety rose quartz)
Quartz (variety rose quartz).
 

MX14AM7: A novelty at Tucson Virtual 2021. Unusual fan-shaped growths on matrix of translucent, lustrous and deep pink Quartz crystals whose color is not due to inclusions of iron oxides but rather is inherent to the Quartz itself. The exact name of the mine is not yet known, but it will surely become known with the passage of time.
Huancayo District, Huancayo Province, Junín Department  Peru (2020)

Specimen size: 3.1 × 2.4 × 2 cm = 1.22” × 0.94” × 0.79”


€85 / US$96 / ¥11080 / AUD$132

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Quartz (variety rose quartz)
 

MD14AM7: A novelty at Tucson Virtual 2021. Unusual fan-shaped growths on matrix of translucent, lustrous and deep pink Quartz crystals whose color is not due to inclusions of iron oxides but rather is inherent to the Quartz itself. The exact name of the mine is not yet known, but it will surely become known with the passage of time.
Huancayo District, Huancayo Province, Junín Department  Peru (2020)

Specimen size: 4.2 × 3.1 × 1.6 cm = 1.65” × 1.22” × 0.63”




Quartz (variety rose quartz). Quartz (variety rose quartz).
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Quartz (variety rose quartz)
Quartz (variety rose quartz). Quartz (variety rose quartz).
 

MY14AM7: A novelty at Tucson Virtual 2021. Unusual fan-shaped growths on matrix of translucent, lustrous and deep pink Quartz crystals whose color is not due to inclusions of iron oxides but rather is inherent to the Quartz itself. The exact name of the mine is not yet known, but it will surely become known with the passage of time.
Huancayo District, Huancayo Province, Junín Department  Peru (2020)

Specimen size: 4.3 × 4.1 × 2.3 cm = 1.69” × 1.61” × 0.91”




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Quartz (variety rose quartz)
 

MF96AM7: A novelty at Tucson Virtual 2021. Unusual fan-shaped growths on matrix of translucent, lustrous and deep pink Quartz crystals whose color is not due to inclusions of iron oxides but rather is inherent to the Quartz itself. The exact name of the mine is not yet known, but it will surely become known with the passage of time.
Huancayo District, Huancayo Province, Junín Department  Peru (2020)

Specimen size: 5 × 3 × 2.8 cm = 1.97” × 1.18” × 1.10”




Quartz (variety rose quartz). Front
Front
Quartz (variety rose quartz). Rear
Rear
Quartz (variety rose quartz). Side
Side
Quartz (variety rose quartz).
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Quartz (variety rose quartz)
Quartz (variety rose quartz). Quartz (variety rose quartz).
Quartz (variety rose quartz).
 

EB86AM7: A novelty at Tucson Virtual 2021. Unusual fan-shaped growths on matrix of translucent, lustrous and deep pink Quartz crystals whose color is not due to inclusions of iron oxides but rather is inherent to the Quartz itself. The exact name of the mine is not yet known, but it will surely become known with the passage of time.
Huancayo District, Huancayo Province, Junín Department  Peru (2020)

Specimen size: 5.2 × 5 × 3.2 cm = 2.05” × 1.97” × 1.26”




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Quartz (variety rose quartz)
 

MM67AM7: A novelty at Tucson Virtual 2021. Unusual fan-shaped growths on matrix of translucent, lustrous and deep pink Quartz crystals whose color is not due to inclusions of iron oxides but rather is inherent to the Quartz itself. The exact name of the mine is not yet known, but it will surely become known with the passage of time.
Huancayo District, Huancayo Province, Junín Department  Peru (2020)

Specimen size: 6 × 3.2 × 3.4 cm = 2.36” × 1.26” × 1.34”




Quartz (variety rose quartz). Quartz (variety rose quartz).
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Quartz (variety rose quartz)
Quartz (variety rose quartz). Quartz (variety rose quartz).
 

ML67AM7: A novelty at Tucson Virtual 2021. Unusual fan-shaped growths on matrix of translucent, lustrous and deep pink Quartz crystals whose color is not due to inclusions of iron oxides but rather is inherent to the Quartz itself. The exact name of the mine is not yet known, but it will surely become known with the passage of time.
Huancayo District, Huancayo Province, Junín Department  Peru (2020)

Specimen size: 5.9 × 2.7 × 3.7 cm = 2.32” × 1.06” × 1.46”




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Quartz (variety rose quartz)
 

MM48AM7: A novelty at Tucson Virtual 2021. Unusual fan-shaped growths on matrix of translucent, lustrous and deep pink Quartz crystals whose color is not due to inclusions of iron oxides but rather is inherent to the Quartz itself. The exact name of the mine is not yet known, but it will surely become known with the passage of time.
Huancayo District, Huancayo Province, Junín Department  Peru (2020)

Specimen size: 4.8 × 4.6 × 4.5 cm = 1.89” × 1.81” × 1.77”




Quartz (variety rose quartz). Quartz (variety rose quartz).
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Quartz (variety rose quartz)
Quartz (variety rose quartz). Quartz (variety rose quartz).
 

MP86AM7: A novelty at Tucson Virtual 2021. Unusual fan-shaped growths on matrix of translucent, lustrous and deep pink Quartz crystals whose color is not due to inclusions of iron oxides but rather is inherent to the Quartz itself. The exact name of the mine is not yet known, but it will surely become known with the passage of time.
Huancayo District, Huancayo Province, Junín Department  Peru (2020)

Specimen size: 6.4 × 3.6 × 3.8 cm = 2.52” × 1.42” × 1.50”




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Quartz (variety rose quartz)
 

MQ86AM7: A novelty at Tucson Virtual 2021. Unusual fan-shaped growths on matrix of translucent, lustrous and deep pink Quartz crystals whose color is not due to inclusions of iron oxides but rather is inherent to the Quartz itself. The exact name of the mine is not yet known, but it will surely become known with the passage of time.
Huancayo District, Huancayo Province, Junín Department  Peru (2020)

Specimen size: 7.3 × 5.6 × 3.1 cm = 2.87” × 2.20” × 1.22”




Quartz (variety rose quartz). Quartz (variety rose quartz).
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Quartz (variety rose quartz)
Quartz (variety rose quartz). Front
Front
Quartz (variety rose quartz). Side
Side
 

MG48AM7: A novelty at Tucson Virtual 2021. Unusual fan-shaped growths on matrix of translucent, lustrous and deep pink Quartz crystals whose color is not due to inclusions of iron oxides but rather is inherent to the Quartz itself. The exact name of the mine is not yet known, but it will surely become known with the passage of time.
Huancayo District, Huancayo Province, Junín Department  Peru (2020)

Specimen size: 4.2 × 3.5 × 3.8 cm = 1.65” × 1.38” × 1.50”




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Quartz (variety rose quartz)
 

MR88AM7: A novelty at Tucson Virtual 2021. Unusual fan-shaped growths on matrix of translucent, lustrous and deep pink Quartz crystals whose color is not due to inclusions of iron oxides but rather is inherent to the Quartz itself. The exact name of the mine is not yet known, but it will surely become known with the passage of time.
Huancayo District, Huancayo Province, Junín Department  Peru (2020)

Specimen size: 8.6 × 4.8 × 6.2 cm = 3.39” × 1.89” × 2.44”




Quartz (variety rose quartz). Quartz (variety rose quartz).
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Quartz (variety rose quartz)
Quartz (variety rose quartz). Quartz (variety rose quartz).
 

EC96AM7: A novelty at Tucson Virtual 2021. Unusual fan-shaped growths on matrix of translucent, lustrous and deep pink Quartz crystals whose color is not due to inclusions of iron oxides but rather is inherent to the Quartz itself. The exact name of the mine is not yet known, but it will surely become known with the passage of time.
Huancayo District, Huancayo Province, Junín Department  Peru (2020)

Specimen size: 8.6 × 7.2 × 2.6 cm = 3.39” × 2.83” × 1.02”




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CHINA

Hedenbergite with Quartz
 

MB47AM7: Centered aggregates of Hedenbergite crystals with a fibrous appearance, a satin luster and an intense green color, covered by highly elongated white Quartz crystals due to parallel growths along the main axis.
Huanggang Mines, Hexigten Banner (Kèshíkèténg Qí), Ulanhad (Chifeng), Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region  China (2010)

Specimen size: 10.2 × 7.9 × 6.4 cm = 4.02” × 3.11” × 2.52”

Main crystal size: 7.6 × 3 cm = 2.99” × 1.18”




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

Mimetite
Mimetite. Front
Front
Mimetite. Side
Side
Mimetite.
 

EA86AM7: Mimetite crystals with a hemihedral habit, with a flat termination at one end and pyramidal termination at the opposite end, transparent, with very bright luster and an intense and vivid yellow color, on matrix.
Guatomo Mine (Hat Yai), Tham Thalu, Bannang Sata District, Yala Province  Thailand

Specimen size: 6.2 × 4.2 × 2.7 cm = 2.44” × 1.65” × 1.06”

Main crystal size: 1.3 × 0.3 cm = 0.51” × 0.12”




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