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Pyrite with Marcasite, Calcite and Muscovite
Pyrite with Marcasite, Calcite and Muscovite
Photo: Joaquim Callén
Pyrite with Marcasite, Calcite and Muscovite
Photo: Joaquim Callén

HM190NV

Druse of cubic Pyrite crystals with polycrystalline growths, partially covered by white lenticular Calcite crystals with concentric zoning, on matrix, with dentate aggregates of “cockscomb” Marcasite, and leafy aggregates of Muscovite.

Minas da Panasqueira, level 3, Aldeia de São Francisco de Assis, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Cova da Beira, Centro Portugal (±2005)

Specimen size: 7.9 x 7.5 x 4 cm

€190 / US$226 / JPY24730 / AUD$290

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Ferberite with Siderite and Pyrite

HM180VF

Ferberite crystal, on matrix, very aerial, with very well marked parallel polycrystalline growths, lustrous, and partially covered by lenticular crystals of Siderite and small cubic Pyrite crystals.

Minas da Panasqueira, Aldeia de São Francisco de Assis, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Cova da Beira, Centro Portugal

Specimen size: 8.6 x 5.6 x 5.8 cm

Main crystal size: 7.4 x 4.6 cm

€180 / US$214 / JPY23430 / AUD$280

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Arsenopyrite-Marcasite with Muscovite

HM220NJA

Group of Arsenopyrite crystals with very well defined crystal forms and good terminations, together with toothed aggregates of the “cockscomb” variety of Marcasite. Partially covered by very sharp lamellar crystals of Muscovite.

Minas da Panasqueira, level 3, Aldeia de São Francisco de Assis, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Cova da Beira, Centro Portugal (±2005)

Specimen size: 6.8 x 5.3 x 4.8 cm

Main crystal size: 3.5 x 2.5 cm

€220 / US$261 / JPY28640 / AUD$340

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Arsenopyrite with Muscovite

HM220NX

Group of Arsenopyrite crystals with very well defined crystal forms and good terminations. The matrix is composed of leafy aggregates of lamellar Muscovite crystals.

Minas da Panasqueira, level 3, Aldeia de São Francisco de Assis, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Cova da Beira, Centro Portugal (±2005)

Specimen size: 5.5 x 4.3 x 3.8 cm

€220 / US$261 / JPY28640 / AUD$340

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Fluorapatite with Muscovite

HM90MF

Tabular Fluorapatite crystal, between transparent and translucent, with good luster and very distinct geometric zoning in different shades of green, from paler to deeper, along with small lamellar crystals of Muscovite.

Minas da Panasqueira, Aldeia de São Francisco de Assis, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Cova da Beira, Centro Portugal

Specimen size: 3 X 2.4 X 1.6 cm

€90 / US$107 / JPY11710 / AUD$140

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Fluorapatite with Fluorite, Arsenopyrite and Muscovite
Fluorapatite with Fluorite, Arsenopyrite and Muscovite
Photo: Joaquim Callén
Fluorapatite with Fluorite, Arsenopyrite and Muscovite
Photo: Joaquim Callén

HM80NJ

Thick tabular Fluorapatite crystals, translucent, with good luster and a yellowish green color with golden tones, on matrix, with Arsenopyrite crystals, coatings of small Fluorite crystals with a very vivid color, and leafy Muscovite aggregates.

Minas da Panasqueira, level 0, Aldeia de São Francisco de Assis, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Cova da Beira, Centro Portugal (11/2014)

Specimen size: 5.7 x 3.5 x 3 cm

Main crystal size: 0.1 X 0.1 cm

€80 / US$95 / JPY10410 / AUD$120

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Quartz with Siderite and Dolomite

HM80NG

Parallel growth of Quartz crystals on matrix, transparent, lustrous, very rich in inclusions and with lenticular Siderite and Dolomite crystals in which rhombohedral forms dominate.

Minas da Panasqueira, level 2, Aldeia de São Francisco de Assis, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Cova da Beira, Centro Portugal (1997)

Specimen size: 6.8 x 5.7 x 3.7 cm

Main crystal size: 5.5 x 3.5 cm

€80 / US$95 / JPY10410 / AUD$120

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Fluorapatite with Dravite and Siderite

HM60EY

Group of tabular Fluorapatite crystals between transparent and translucent, with good luster and an intense green color, on matrix, with Siderite. Partially covered by small acicular crystals of Dravite.

Minas da Panasqueira, levels 0-1, Aldeia de São Francisco de Assis, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Cova da Beira, Centro Portugal (2017)

Specimen size: 4.6 x 3.8 x 1.7 cm

Main crystal size: 1.7 x 1 cm

€60 / US$71 / JPY7810 / AUD$90

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Baryte

HM190EH

Small groups of very sharp, transparent and lustrous lamellar Baryte crystals on matrix. A Romanian classic.

Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Baia Sprie, Maramures Romania (1970-1980)

Specimen size: 12.2 x 10 x 5 cm

Main crystal size: 1 x 0.9 cm

€190 / US$226 / JPY24730 / AUD$290

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Gypsum with inclusions
Gypsum with inclusions
Front
Gypsum with inclusions
Side

HM160EK

Group of Gypsum crystals, one of them clearly dominant and doubly terminated, with a very distinct “swallowtail” twin and abundant inclusions, on matrix.

La Dificultad Mine, Sierra Minera de Cartagena-La Unión, Portmán, La Unión, Comarca Campo de Cartagena, Murcia, Region of Murcia Spain (1981-1985)

Specimen size: 13.7 x 7.2 x 4.5 cm

Main crystal size: 12 x 5.2 cm

€160 / US$190 / JPY20830 / AUD$240

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Fluorite
Fluorite
Front
Fluorite
Side

HM180EM

Group of very sharp cubic crystals of Fluorite, transparent, shiny, with an intense violet color and very marked geometric zoning.

Berbes mining area, Berbes, Ribadesella, Comarca Oriente, Asturias, Principality of Asturias Spain

Specimen size: 6.2 x 5.7 x 3 cm

Main crystal size: 2.4 x 2.4 cm

€180 / US$214 / JPY23430 / AUD$280

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Calcite on Dolomite
Calcite on Dolomite
Front
Calcite on Dolomite
Rear

HM80NB

Group of Calcite crystals, one of them clearly dominant, rounded, with scalenohedral and rhombohedral faces, transparent, lustrous, with a more yellow color than usual, and with Dolomite crystals.

La Florida Mining Area, Herrería-Valdáliga-Rionansa, Comarca Costa Occidental/Saja-Nansa, Cantabria Spain

Specimen size: 7.9 x 3.9 x 2 cm

Main crystal size: 2.1 x 2 cm

€80 / US$95 / JPY10410 / AUD$120

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Dolomite (twinned)

HM780EM

Group of very sharp rhombohedral Dolomite crystals, transparent, with good luster, a slightly gray color and on matrix. An excellent Spanish classic.

Asturreta Quarry, 'el pozo', Eugui, Esteríbar, Comarca Auñamendi, Navarre, Autonomous Community of Navarre Spain (±1970)

Specimen size: 14.5 x 11.8 x 6.8 cm

Main crystal size: 5.5 x 3 cm

€780 / US$928 / JPY101550 / AUD$1210

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Twinned Dolomite
Twinned Dolomite
Front
Twinned Dolomite
Rear

HM160DQ

Group of very sharp rhombohedral Dolomite crystals, transparent, lustrous and colorless. A classic of the Spanish mineralogy.
Former collection of Lluís Daunis

Asturreta Quarry, 'el pozo', Eugui, Esteríbar, Comarca Auñamendi, Navarre, Autonomous Community of Navarre Spain (±1970)

Specimen size: 4.4 x 4.1 x 2.9 cm

Main crystal size: 2.5 x 2.3 cm

Former collection of Lluís Daunis

€160 / US$190 / JPY20830 / AUD$240

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Baryte with Galena

HM220NV

Book-like aggregates of very sharp Baryte crystals, between tabular and lamellar, translucent, white and on matrix, with minor Galena. From an already extinct locality from which it is very difficult to get specimens today, especially not of this quality.

Osor Mines, Osor, Comarca La Selva, Girona / Gerona, Catalonia Spain

Specimen size: 9 x 6.2 x 4.8 cm

Main crystal size: 1.5 x 1.1 cm

€220 / US$261 / JPY28640 / AUD$340

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Quartz (variety amethyst) on Quartz (variety smoky)

HM90NTB

Scepter growth of Quartz, with a partially doubly terminated cap of the amethyst variety of deep color, and the base of the smoky variety, associated with leafy growths of Chlorite.

Mas Sever Quarry, Massabè (Mas Ceber), Sils, Comarca La Selva, Girona / Gerona, Catalonia Spain (±2008)

Specimen size: 12.3 x 3.2 x 3 cm

€90 / US$107 / JPY11710 / AUD$140

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Quartz

HM70DF

Quartz scepter growth, with a partially doubly terminated cap of the amethyst variety, polycrystalline, in parallel growth, with bright luster and deep in color, with a base of the smoky variety.
Former collection of Lluís Daunis

Les Mallorquines, Sils, Comarca La Selva, Girona / Gerona, Catalonia Spain

Specimen size: 7.2 x 4.2 x 3 cm

Former collection of Lluís Daunis

€70 / US$83 / JPY9110 / AUD$100

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Cuarzo (variedad ahumado) con Albita

HM90DC

Quartz crystal (smoky variety), very aerial, transparent, with good luster and a very deep color, on a matrix of small, sharp white crystals of Albite.
The specimen comes from the Daunis collection, which in the 70-80s was a reference for field collectors, especially for Catalan localities.

Les Mallorquines, Sils, Comarca La Selva, Girona / Gerona, Catalonia Spain

Specimen size: 5.1 x 3.2 x 2.6 cm

Main crystal size: 4.9 x 2.5 cm

Former collection of Lluís Daunis

€90 / US$107 / JPY11710 / AUD$140

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Löllingite with Diopsido and chrysotile

HM60PC

Löllingite crystals with well defined faces, lenticular habit and polycrystalline growths. On matrix, with small Diopside crystals and fibrous Chrysotile growths.

Carlés-Norte cut, Carlés Mine, Ballotal-El Fuxaco, Carlés, Salas, Comarca Valle del Narcea, Asturias, Principality of Asturias Spain

Specimen size: 4.7 x 4.6 x 4 cm

€60 / US$71 / JPY7810 / AUD$90

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Kyanite with Quartz

HM45DG

Very sharp Kyanite crystal with a vivid color, embedded in a matrix of granular Quartz. Currently it is very difficult to get specimens from this locality. The specimen comes from the Daunis collection, who in the 1970s-80s was a good connoisseur of classic Spanish localities.
Former collection of Lluís Daunis

Montejo de la Sierra, Comarca Sierra Norte de Madrid, Madrid, Community of Madrid Spain

Specimen size: 3 x 2.5 x 1.9 cm

Main crystal size: 3 x 0.6 cm

Former collection of Lluís Daunis

€45 / US$53 / JPY5850 / AUD$70

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Cinnabar with Pyrite and Quartz

HM90NR

Group of very sharp crystals of Cinnabar, on a matrix of the same mineral, with coatings of small transparent Quartz crystals and small cubic Pyrite crystals.

Almaden Mine, Almadén, Comarca Valle de Alcudia, Ciudad Real, Castilla-La Mancha Spain

Specimen size: 6.1 x 5.1 x 2.2 cm

Main crystal size: 0.4 x 0.3 cm

€90 / US$107 / JPY11710 / AUD$140

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Pyromorphite

HM100NC

Coating on matrix of Pyromorphite crystals with very well defined faces and edges, and other larger crystals, well outlined and with marked skeletal growths, with good luster and a greenish-yellow color.

Del General Mines, Cabezarrubias del Puerto, Comarca Valle de Alcudia, Ciudad Real, Castilla-La Mancha Spain (12/2011)

Specimen size: 5.7 x 3.4 x 1.2 cm

Main crystal size: 0.2 x 0.1 cm

€100 / US$119 / JPY13010 / AUD$150

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