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Fluorite
Fluorite
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Fluorite
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Recorded under neon light

SM220LEZ

Group of very sharp Fluorite crystals between transparent and translucent, with good luster and an intense yellow color with violet tones. Of great quality for what are known at this mine, it comes from a very localized find.
This specimen is from the Alain Martaud collection.

La Barre Mine, Saint-Jacques-d'Ambur, Pontgibaud, Saint-Ours, Riom, Puy-de-Dôme Department, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes France (12/2019)

Specimen size: 4.8 x 3.4 x 2 cm

Main crystal size: 1.6 x 1.2 cm

Former collection of Alain Martaud

€220 / US$237 / ¥30580 / AUD$340

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Fluorite
Fluorite
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Fluorite
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SM240LGH

Group of very sharp Fluorite crystals between transparent and translucent, with good luster and an intense yellow color with fine geometric zoning on the violet edges. Of great quality for what are known in this mine, it comes from a very limited find.
The specimen is from the Alain Martaud collection.

La Barre Mine, Saint-Jacques-d'Ambur, Pontgibaud, Saint-Ours, Riom, Puy-de-Dôme Department, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes France (12/2019)

Specimen size: 4.2 x 3.1 x 1.7 cm

Main crystal size: 1.1 x 1.1 cm

Former collection of Alain Martaud

€240 / US$284 / ¥31310 / AUD$380

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Fluorite

SM190LFG

Group of very sharp Fluorite crystals between transparent and translucent, with good luster and an intense yellow color with fine geometric zoning on the violet edges. Of great quality for what are known in this mine, it comes from a very limited find.
The specimen is from the Alain Martaud collection.

La Barre Mine, Saint-Jacques-d'Ambur, Pontgibaud, Saint-Ours, Riom, Puy-de-Dôme Department, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes France (12/2019)

Specimen size: 3.6 x 3.5 x 1.6 cm

Main crystal size: 2 x 1.8 cm

Former collection of Alain Martaud

€190 / US$225 / ¥24780 / AUD$301

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Hematite (variety iron rose)

SM160LDY

Rosette growths of very sharp and shiny tabular Hematite crystals on matrix.
The specimen, from a locality little known among mineral collectors, comes from the Alain Martaud collection.

Stahlberg Mountain, Rimbach-près-Masevaux, Thann-Guebwiller, Haut-Rhin, Grand Est France (1974)

Specimen size: 4.7 x 3.5 x 3.4 cm

Main crystal size: 0.7 x 0.5 cm

Former collection of Alain Martaud

€160 / US$189 / ¥20870 / AUD$253

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Calcite with Gypsum

SM160LCX

Group of scalenohedral Calcite crystals with good luster and a yellow color due to the presence of limonite, partially covered by transparent and colorless Gypsum crystals.
The specimen, from a locality little known to mineral collectors, comes from the Alain Martaud collection.

Le Noiret, Maurienne Valley, Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes France (±2011)

Specimen size: 7.4 x 6.8 x 4.8 cm

Main crystal size: 4.4 x 2 cm

Former collection of Alain Martaud

€160 / US$189 / ¥20870 / AUD$253

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Fluorite
Fluorite
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Fluorite
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SM230LBD

Group of Fluorite crystals with stepped growths, transparent, with good luster and a uniform sky-blue color.
The specimen comes from the Alain Martaud collection, whose label we will send to the buyer.

Mont-Roc Mine, Mont-Roc, Castres, Tarn, Occitanie France (±2000)

Specimen size: 5.3 x 4.2 x 3.7 cm

Main crystal size: 2.5 x 2.2 cm

Former collection of Alain Martaud

€230 / US$272 / ¥30000 / AUD$364

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Pyromorphite with Quartz
Pyromorphite with Quartz
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Pyromorphite with Quartz
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SM260TMC

Very elongated Pyromorphite crystals, many of them doubly terminated, with curved faces and edges, an intense and uniform yellow-orange color, on matrix, with small white Quartz crystals. Unusual appearance for the locality.

Des Farges Mine (Les Farges Mine), Ussel, Corrèze, Nouvelle-Aquitaine France

Specimen size: 8.3 x 6.4 x 2.4 cm

Main crystal size: 0.5 x 0.1 cm

€260 / US$314 / ¥34650 / AUD$409

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Goethite on Calcite

Recorded under neon light

SM390LAB

Centered growth of acicular Goethite crystals, with good terminations, on a limonite matrix with white Calcite crystals. Among the best known for this locality.
This specimen is from the Alain Martaud collection.

Les Redoutières Mine, Chaillac, Le Blanc, Indre, Centre-Val de Loire France (±2002)

Specimen size: 10.4 x 9 x 6.5 cm

Main crystal size: 3 x 0.2 cm

Former collection of Alain Martaud

€390 / US$462 / ¥50870 / AUD$618

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Fluorite with Calcite

SM90NMI

Group of Fluorite crystals beveled by dodecahedron faces, transparent, with bright luster and a uniform violet color, on matrix, with white scalenohedral Calcite crystals.

Llamas Quarry, Obdulia vein, Caravia mining area, Las Cabañas, Duyos, Caravia, Comarca Oriente, Principality of Asturias (Asturias) Spain

Specimen size: 5.2 x 3.6 x 2.2 cm

Main crystal size: 1.5 x 0.9 cm

€90 / US$106 / ¥11740 / AUD$142

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Calcite
Calcite
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Calcite
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SM40DWH

Botryoidal Calcite growth, very aerial and aesthetic, with a uniform sky-blue color caused by inclusions.
The specimen comes from the Lluis Daunis collection, whose handwritten label we will send to the buyer.

Peñamellera Alta, Comarca Oriente, Principality of Asturias (Asturias) Spain

Specimen size: 3.6 x 2.5 x 1.8 cm

With handwritten note from the Lluís Daunis Collection

€40 / US$47 / ¥5210 / AUD$63

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Mimetite with Wulfenite and Barite

SM50NAG

Millimeter-sized crystals of Mimetite, sharp, translucent and with a greenish yellow color, formed by an elongated prism and a sharp dipyramid. Mimetite almost completely covers the matrix encrusted by aggregates of white lenticular Baryte crystals. The specimen also has small thin platy Wulfenite crystals that can be found on close inspection. The piece comes from a limited find in 2015, which uncovered a single cavity of Mimetite, a species previously known in the mine but not with this sharp habit.

Atrevida Mine, Vimbodí i Poblet, Comarca Conca de Barberà, Tarragona, Catalonia / Catalunya Spain (15-16/07/2015)

Specimen size: 2.9 x 2.1 x 1.3 cm

Main crystal size: 2.1 x 2 cm

€50 / US$49 / ¥7010 / AUD$73

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Mimetite with Galena, Wulfenite and Barite

SM90FNE

Sharp millimetric crystals of Mimetite, translucent and with a greenish yellow color, formed by an elongated prism and a sharp dipyramid. The Mimetite more or less completely covers some cubic crystals of Galena implanted in a matrix covered with aggregates of white lenticular Baryte crystals. The specimen also has small thin platy Wulfenite crystals that can be seen on close inspection. This piece comes from a limited find in 2015, which uncovered a single cavity of Mimetite, a species previously known in the mine but not with such a sharp habit.

Atrevida Mine, Vimbodí i Poblet, Comarca Conca de Barberà, Tarragona, Catalonia / Catalunya Spain (15-16/07/2015)

Specimen size: 3.6 x 3.5 x 2.2 cm

€90 / US$106 / ¥11740 / AUD$142

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Garnet (Group) with Quartz (varity smoky), Microcline and Albite

SM50DZD

Trapezohedral Garnet crystals implanted on a sharp Manebach-law twin crystal of Microcline, partially covered by small Quartz crystals (smoky variety) and polycrystalline growths of Albite.
The specimen comes from the Lluis Daunis collection, a collection that was a reference for Catalan region collectors.

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

Specimen size: 3.7 x 3 x 1.6 cm

Main crystal size: 0.5 x 0.4 cm

Former collection of Lluís Daunis

€50 / US$59 / ¥6520 / AUD$79

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Calcite with Quartz

SM110NKC

Group of complex Calcite crystals very rich in crystal forms, one of them clearly dominant, between transparent and translucent, lustrous, and with small coatings of Quartz crystals.
The specimen comes from the collection of Pedro Hernández, which was a reference for other collectors in the Catalan area.

Sala Quarry (L'Americano Quarry), Puig de Sant Vicenç, Gualba, Comarca Vallès Oriental, Barcelona, Catalonia / Catalunya Spain

Specimen size: 6 x 5 x 3.6 cm

Main crystal size: 3 x 2 cm

Former collection of Pedro Hernández

€110 / US$130 / ¥14350 / AUD$174

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Mimetite with Beudantite

SM230VAB

Thick tabular crystals of Mimetite, very sharp and of excellent quality, in groups or isolated, with very sharp crystal forms, translucent, with great luster and an intense color between orange and yellow, on a limonite matrix with botryoidal growths of Beudantite microcrystals. Both the Mimetite and Beudantite were analyzed and we will send a copy of both analyses to the buyer.

Filón Sur open pit, Minas de Tharsis, Tharsis, Alosno, Comarca El Andévalo, Huelva, Andalusia Spain (9-10/2011)

Specimen size: 5.1 x 3.4 x 1.6 cm

Main crystal size: 0.3 x 0.2 cm

€230 / US$248 / ¥31970 / AUD$350

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Goethite

Recorded under neon light

SM220NAA

Botryoidal and stalagmitic growths of Goethite, on a matrix of the same species, exhibiting iridescence of very vivid colors in which blue and reddish tones predominate. Of excellent quality for the deposit.

Haití Mine, Cabezo de San Ginés, San Ginés de la Jara, Cartagena, Comarca Campo de Cartagena, Region of Murcia (Murcia) Spain (2016)

Specimen size: 18.8 x 8.7 x 6.2 cm

€220 / US$237 / ¥30580 / AUD$340

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