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Bornite after Chalcocite

SM230NM

Bornite with bluish metallic tones pseudomorphic after twinned crystals of Chalcocite. The specimen comes from the last find before the definitive closure of open-pit mining here, and this is the first time that collector quality Bornite has appeared at this locality.
These specimens has been analyzed and we will send a copy of the analysis to the buyer.

Las Cruces Mine, Fase 6, levels 130-135, ↓175 m., Gerena-Guillena-Salteras, Comarca Sierra Norte, Seville, Andalusia Spain (01/2020)

Specimen size: 2.5 x 1.8 x 2.6 cm

Main crystal size: 1.6 x 1.6 cm

With a copy of its analysis.

€230 / US$272 / ¥30000 / AUD$364

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Bornite after Chalcocite

SM160NLN

Bornite with bluish metallic tones pseudomorphic after twinned crystals of Chalcocite. The specimen comes from the last find before the definitive closure of open-pit mining here, and this is the first time that collector quality Bornite has appeared at this locality.
These specimens has been analyzed and we will send a copy of the analysis to the buyer.

Las Cruces Mine, Fase 6, levels 130-135, ↓175 m., Gerena-Guillena-Salteras, Comarca Sierra Norte, Seville, Andalusia Spain (01/2020)

Specimen size: 2.4 x 2.3 x 2 cm

Main crystal size: 1.3 x 1.1 cm

With a copy of its analysis.

€160 / US$185 / ¥20630 / AUD$250

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Bornite after Chalcocite

SM160NYG

Bornite with bluish metallic tones pseudomorphic after twinned crystals of Chalcocite. The specimen comes from the last find before the definitive closure of open-pit mining here, and this is the first time that collector quality Bornite has appeared at this locality.
These specimens has been analyzed and we will send a copy of the analysis to the buyer.

Las Cruces Mine, Fase 6, levels 130-135, ↓175 m., Gerena-Guillena-Salteras, Comarca Sierra Norte, Seville, Andalusia Spain (01/2020)

Specimen size: 4.2 x 2.4 x 1 cm

Main crystal size: 0.6 x 0.4 cm

With a copy of its analysis.

€160 / US$185 / ¥20630 / AUD$250

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Bornite after Chalcocite with Sb-bearing Tennantite-(Fe)

Video recorded under LED light

SM380NAP

Very lustrous antimony-bearing Tennantite-(Fe) and Bornite with bluish metallic tones pseudomorphic after twinned crystals of Chalcocite. The specimen comes from the last find before the definitive closure of open-pit mining here, and this is the first time that collector quality Bornite has appeared at this locality.
These specimens has been analyzed and we will send a copy of both analysis to the buyer.

Las Cruces Mine, Fase 6, levels 130-135, ↓175 m., Gerena-Guillena-Salteras, Comarca Sierra Norte, Seville, Andalusia Spain (01/2020)

Specimen size: 12.5 x 7.1 x 2.5 cm

With a copy of its analysis.

€380 / US$450 / ¥49570 / AUD$602

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Yuanfuliite with Hematite, Calcite and Diopside

SM60NGM

Felted aggregates of acicular to fibrous Yuanfuliite crystals. They are bright, have a honey color and they are on a lamproite rock matrix with Hematite and white spheroidal Calcite growths. Yuanfuliite is a rare borate, identified as a new species in 1994 and well described at Jumilla by M. Calvo in 2012 (Minerales y Minas de España, vol. 5, pg. 649-650)

Nuestra Señora del Carmen Mines, La Celia, Jumilla, Comarca Altiplano, Murcia, Region of Murcia Spain (12/03/2016)

Specimen size: 5.6 x 3.3 x 3.2 cm

Main crystal size: 0.1 x 0.1 cm

Calcite fluorescent long & short UV

€60 / US$70 / ¥7740 / AUD$96

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Calcite with Dolomite

Video recorded under LED light

SM160NAL

Complex Calcite crystals, rounded, but dominated by scalenohedron and rhombohedron forms, transparent, with great luster and an intense yellow color, on matrix with white rhombohedral Dolomite crystals.

La Florida Mining Area, Herrería-Valdáliga-Rionansa, Comarca Costa Occidental/Saja-Nansa, Cantabria Spain (±2000)

Specimen size: 8.2 x 6.1 x 4.8 cm

Main crystal size: 3.8 x 3.4 cm

€160 / US$189 / ¥20870 / AUD$253

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Fluorite with Calcite, Baryte and Dolomite

Video recorded under LED light

SM280NTK

Druse of very sharp Fluorite crystals, lustrous and with a very deep violet color, very unusual in specimens from the Moscona mine. With complex white Calcite crystals, small yellow lamellar Baryte crystals and Dolomite crystals.

Moscona Mine, El Llano, Solís, Corvera de Asturias, Comarca Avilés, Asturias, Principality of Asturias Spain (24/12/1999)

Specimen size: 12.8 x 9.6 x 8.7 cm

Main crystal size: 2.4 x 1.8 cm

€280 / US$324 / ¥36110 / AUD$440

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Quartz with Dolomite, Fluorapatite and Pyrite

Video recorded under LED light

SM190NRJ

Doubly terminated quartz crystal with a very unusual morphology, very flattened, with two very different terminations, the upper one normal and the lower polycrystalline. Transparent, lustrous, almost completely covered on the back by small white rhombohedral Dolomite crystals and with Fluorapatite crystals and Pyrite microcrystals.

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

Specimen size: 16.2 x 6 x 2 cm

€190 / US$225 / ¥24780 / AUD$301

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Fluorite with Siderite and Quartz

SM80NEH

Cubic crystals of Fluorite beveled by the rhombohedron, with rough faces due to polycrystalline growths and with purple phantoms. Transparent, blue with violet tones, on matrix with Quartz crystals and small tabular Siderite crystals with geometric color zoning.

Minas da Panasqueira, Aldeia de São Francisco de Assis, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Cova da Beira, Centro Portugal (08/2015)

Specimen size: 4.6 x 3.5 x 2.1 cm

Main crystal size: 1.3 x 1.3 cm

€80 / US$92 / ¥10310 / AUD$120

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Chalcopyrite with Dolomite

SM220NBG

Very aerial group of sharp, shiny Chalcopyrite crystals partially covered by white rhombohedral Dolomite crystals.

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

Specimen size: 3.8 x 3.7 x 2 cm

Main crystal size: 2 x 1.6 cm

€220 / US$260 / ¥28700 / AUD$349

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Fluorapatite with Siderite
Fluorapatite with Siderite
Front
Fluorapatite with Siderite
Top

SM180NZL

Fluorapatite crystal with a prismatic habit and good terminations, between transparent and translucent, lustrous, with very marked geometric zoning, different shades of green, from paler to deeper green, and with small lenticular crystals of Siderite.

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

Specimen size: 2.6 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm

€180 / US$213 / ¥23480 / AUD$285

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Cerussite doubly terminated with Duftite and Willemite

SM120RFF

Doubly terminated crystals of Cerussite with a prismatic habit, one of them clearly dominant and very well positioned on the matrix, with well defined faces and edges and good terminations, translucent, lustrous, and on a matrix partially covered by globular microgrowths of bright green lustrous Duftite, and small crystals of Willemite.

Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region Namibia (120)

Specimen size: 5.4 x 4.9 x 2.2 cm

Main crystal size: 2.9 x 0.9 cm

Former collection Folch (duplicates)

€120 / US$142 / ¥15650 / AUD$190

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Pyrargyrite on Calcite

SM240VAE

Centered groups of prismatic Pyrargyrite crystals with very marked parallel growths, sharp crystal forms and excellent terminations. Translucent and on matrix, with rhombohedral Calcite crystals.

Příbram, Central Bohemia Region, Bohemia Czech Republic

Specimen size: 5.7 x 4.6 x 2.7 cm

Main crystal size: 0.6 x 0.2 cm

Former collection Folch (duplicates)

€240 / US$278 / ¥30950 / AUD$380

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Hemimorphite

SM50TTV

Botryoidal Hemimorphite growths, white with slightly bluish tones, on matrix.
This specimen from the Keith Snell collection is a historical rarity due to its locality.

Old Glencrieff vein, Wanlockhead, Dumfries and Galloway, Kirkcudbrightshire Scotland / United Kingdom

Specimen size: 4.1 x 3 x 1.8 cm

Former collection of Keith Snell

€50 / US$58 / ¥6450 / AUD$80

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Heulandite

SM65TAF

Group of tabular Heulandite crystals with very sharp crystal forms, transparent, lustrous and colorless.
A difficult locality from which to obtain specimens.

Sgurr nam Boc, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye, Inner Hebrides, Highlands Scotland / United Kingdom

Specimen size: 3.7 x 2.9 x 3 cm

Main crystal size: 1 x 0.3 cm

€65 / US$75 / ¥8380 / AUD$100

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Lévyne

SM50TBR

Very sharp lamellar crystals of Lévyne, a zeolite which is rare in well-shaped crystals like these. The Lévyne has crystallized in the vacuoles of a rock matrix.

Moonen Bay, Duirinish, Isle of Skye, Inner Hebrides, Highlands Scotland / United Kingdom

Specimen size: 3.5 x 2.9 x 2.5 cm

Main crystal size: 0.4 x 0.1 cm

€50 / US$57 / ¥6440 / AUD$70

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Sphalerite with Calcite and Dolomite

Video recorded under LED light

SM480GPD

Druse of large twinned Sphalerite crystals with very sharp crystal forms, on matrix, and partially covered by complex Calcite crystals and rhombohedral Dolomite crystals with curved faces and edges.
The specimen comes from the Pedro Goy collection and has a higher quality than usual for this locality due to the large size of the crystals.

Stan Trg (Stari Trg) Mine, Trepča Complex, Trepča Valley, Kosovska Mitrovica, Kosovska Mitrovica District Kosovo

Specimen size: 13.9 x 11.3 x 3.8 cm

Main crystal size: 4 x 3.6 cm

Former collection of Pedro Goy

€480 / US$556 / ¥61900 / AUD$760

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Cubanite

SM80ARC

A twin of thick tabular Cubanite crystals with very sharp crystal forms, lustrous, and of good size for the species. A Canadian classic, very rare on the market.

Henderson No. 2 Mine, Chibougamau, Nord-du-Québec, Québec Canada (1986)

Specimen size: 1 x 0.7 x 0.6 cm

€80 / US$94 / ¥10430 / AUD$126

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Vanadinite with Baryte
Vanadinite with Baryte
Front
Vanadinite with Baryte
Rear

SM140MGB

Tabular and clearly hemihedral Vanadinite crystals, with very sharp crystal forms, translucent and very lustrous. On matrix, with an intense orange-red color and with white lamellar Baryte crystals that are very typical in the ACF mine. A Moroccan classic and one of the best finds of 1995.

ACF Mine, Mibladen mining district, Mibladen, Midelt, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region Morocco (08/1995)

Specimen size: 4.2 x 3.1 x 2.8 cm

Main crystal size: 0.9 x 0.7 cm

€140 / US$162 / ¥18050 / AUD$220

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Copper with Quartz

SM45EAB

Arborescent and aerial growth of Copper crystals, flat, but more three-dimensional in spots, with well-defined octahedral terminations. On a crystalline Quartz matrix.

Bou Nahas Mine, Oumjrane mining area, Alnif Commune, Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region Morocco

Specimen size: 2.9 x 2.2 x 2.1 cm

€45 / US$52 / ¥5800 / AUD$70

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