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Cassiterite with Calcite, Arsenopyrite and Quartz
Cassiterite with Calcite, Arsenopyrite and Quartz
Photo: Joaquim Callén

HM580NG

Very aerial group of Cassiterite crystals with cyclic twinning, sharp and brilliant faces and edges, on matrix and with white platy Calcite crystals, Arsenopyrite and Quartz.

Minas da Panasqueira, Aldeia de São Francisco de Assis, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Cova da Beira, Centro Portugal (10/2017)

Specimen size: 5.2 x 3.8 x 2.1 cm

Main crystal size: 2.5 x 2.3 cm

€580 / US$705 / JPY73190 / AUD$914

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Dolomite on Quartz with Siderite and Ferberite
Dolomite on Quartz with Siderite and Ferberite
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Dolomite on Quartz with Siderite and Ferberite
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HM220NF

Group of white rhombohedral Dolomite crystals with very well defined faces and edges, on matrix, with small crystals of Quartz, Ferberite, and lenticular crystals of Siderite.

Minas da Panasqueira, Aldeia de São Francisco de Assis, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Cova da Beira, Centro Portugal (±2000)

Specimen size: 10.8 x 7.6 x 6.6 cm

Main crystal size: 2.3 x 2 cm

€220 / US$267 / JPY27810 / AUD$360

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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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Arsenopyrite on Siderite
Arsenopyrite on Siderite
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Arsenopyrite on Siderite
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HM150NCA

Group of Arsenopyrite crystals, some of them doubly terminated and brilliant, on a group of rhombohedral Siderite crystals, one of them clearly dominant, with a light cream color.

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

Specimen size: 7.2 x 4.6 x 3.5 cm

€140 / US$165 / JPY17410 / AUD$229

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Topaz with Arsenopyrite, Muscovite and Chlorite

HM150NC

Aggregate of Topaz crystals with sharp faces and edges, colorless, transparent and lustrous. On matrix, with Arsenopyrite crystals and Chlorite coatings.

Minas da Panasqueira, level 0, Aldeia de São Francisco de Assis, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Cova da Beira, Centro Portugal (2015)

Specimen size: 5.7 x 5 x 2.6 cm

Main crystal size: 1.5 x 1.3 cm

€150 / US$178 / JPY19430 / AUD$230

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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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Corkita on Goethite with Plumbogummite

HM140MA

Coatings of very well defined and shiny microcrystals of Corkite, a rare sulfate-phosphate of lead and iron, of olive-green color, implanted on a matrix of botryoidal Goethite.

Serra da Mina Mine, Cercal, Santiago do Cacém, Setúbal District Portugal ((2016-2017))

Specimen size: 9.2 x 7.6 x 3.3 cm

Main crystal size: 0.1 X 0.1 cm

€140 / US$165 / JPY17410 / AUD$229

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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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Baryte with inclusions of Stibnite and Realgar
Baryte with inclusions of Stibnite and Realgar
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Baryte with inclusions of Stibnite and Realgar
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HM180ET

Group of Baryte crystals, between tabular and lamellar, translucent and white, with abundant inclusions of acicular crystals of Stibnite and microcrystals of Realgar.

Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Baia Sprie, Maramures Romania

Specimen size: 14.5 x 7.7 x 6 cm

Main crystal size: 2.2 x 1.3 cm

€180 / US$212 / JPY22380 / AUD$295

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Gypsum with inclusions
Gypsum with inclusions
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Gypsum with inclusions
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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
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Fluorite
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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
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Calcite on Dolomite
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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
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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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Twinned Orthoclase
Twinned Orthoclase
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Twinned Orthoclase
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HM60DA

Floater Orthoclase crystal with Carlsbad-law twinning, very well defined and complete crystal forms, and of considerable size compared to others known from here. The locality is little known to collectors.
Former collection of Lluís Daunis

Béjar, Comarca Sierra de Béjar, Salamanca, Castile and León Spain

Specimen size: 4.8 x 3.7 x 1.7 cm

Former collection of Lluís Daunis

€60 / US$70 / JPY7460 / AUD$98

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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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Fluorite with Quartz

HM680NP

Group of Fluorite crystals beveled by dodecahedron faces, with polycrystalline growths, transparent and with a color between violet and blue with color zoning. On matrix, with small Quartz crystals.
Old La Viesca, from before the current finds.

La Viesca Mine, La Collada mining area, Huergo, Siero, Comarca Oviedo, Asturias, Principality of Asturias Spain (±1970)

Specimen size: 13 x 10.7 x 6.8 cm

Main crystal size: 3.4 x 3.3 cm

€680 / US$826 / JPY85970 / AUD$1114

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Fluorite with Quartz

HM80DT

Group of very sharp and aerial Fluorite crystals, transparent, with bright luster and an intense violet color, with distinct geometric zoning. On matrix, with small Quartz crystals
Former collection of Lluís Daunis

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

Specimen size: 5.4 x 4.2 x 3 cm

Main crystal size: 2.2 x 1.8 cm

Former collection of Lluís Daunis

€80 / US$94 / JPY9950 / AUD$131

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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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Sphalerite with Dolomite

HM70MB

Group of complex crystals of Sphalerite, transparent, with good luster and an intense and lively toasted honey color, on matrix, with small white rhombohedral Dolomite crystals.

Las Mánforas Mine, Áliva mining area, Camaleño, Comarca Liébana, Cantabria Spain

Specimen size: 3.3 x 2.7 x 2.1 cm

Main crystal size: 2.7 x 1.7 cm

€70 / US$82 / JPY8700 / AUD$114

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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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