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Sphalerite with Dolomite

TC110NK

Polycrystalline growths with complex shapes, defined slightly curved edges and faces, transparent, very lustrous and with a deep and uniform toasted honey color. On matrix, with white rhombohedral Dolomite crystals. This piece comes from some small artisanal finds that were made in this mine after its closure. There is currently no access to the galleries.

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

Specimen size: 4 x 3 x 2.6 cm

Main crystal size: 1 x 0.6 cm

€110 / US$133 / JPY14050 / AUD$160

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Sphalerite with Dolomite

TC110NB

Polycrystalline growths of complex shapes, with well-defined edges and faces, slightly curved, transparent, very bright and with a very deep and uniform honey-brown color, with small coatings of white rhombohedral Dolomite crystals. This piece comes from some small manual finds that were made in this mine after its closure. There is currently no access to the galleries.

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

Specimen size: 3.4 x 3.2 x 1.6 cm

€110 / US$133 / JPY14050 / AUD$160

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Sphalerite with Dolomite

TC160NG

Polycrystalline growths of complex shapes, with well-defined edges and faces, slightly curved, transparent, very lustrous and with a very deep and uniform honey-brown color, with small coatings of white rhombohedral Dolomite crystals. This piece comes from some small artisanal finds that were made in this mine after its closure. There is currently no access to the galleries.

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

Specimen size: 5.4 x 3.8 x 2.2 cm

€160 / US$194 / JPY20440 / AUD$240

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Sphalerite with Dolomite

TC170NY

Polycrystalline growths of complex shapes, with well-defined edges and faces, slightly curved, transparent, very lustrous and with a very deep and uniform honey-brown color, with small coatings of white rhombohedral Dolomite crystals. This piece comes from some small artisanal finds that were made in this mine after its closure. There is currently no access to the galleries.

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

Specimen size: 3.9 x 3.6 x 2.8 cm

Main crystal size: 2.5 x 2.5 cm

€170 / US$206 / JPY21720 / AUD$260

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Sphalerite with Dolomite

TC240NY

Polycrystalline growths of complex shapes, with well-defined edges and faces, slightly curved, transparent, very lustrous and with a very deep and uniform honey-brown color, with small coatings of white rhombohedral Dolomite crystals. This piece comes from some small artisanal finds that were made in this mine after its closure. There is currently no access to the galleries.

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

Specimen size: 6.4 x 4.4 x 2.9 cm

Main crystal size: 4 x 2.3 cm

€240 / US$291 / JPY30670 / AUD$370

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Baryte

TC65NT

Group of very sharp tabular Baryte crystals, translucent and with a white color. The specimen comes from the first finds of quality material at the locality (between September 2002 and March 2003)

El Telegrama adit, La Beltraneja concession, Cortijuelo Mines, Bacares, Comarca Valle del Almanzora, Almería, Andalusia Spain (09/2002-03/2003)

Specimen size: 5.1 x 3.6 x 2.4 cm

Main crystal size: 2.5 x 1.4 cm

€65 / US$78 / JPY8300 / AUD$100

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Baryte

TC100NN

Group of very sharp tabular Baryte crystals, translucent and with a white color. The specimen comes from the first finds of quality material at the locality (between September 2002 and March 2003)

El Telegrama adit, La Beltraneja concession, Cortijuelo Mines, Bacares, Comarca Valle del Almanzora, Almería, Andalusia Spain (09/2002-03/2003)

Specimen size: 9.2 x 4.4 x 5 cm

Main crystal size: 2.3 x 1.5 cm

€100 / US$121 / JPY12780 / AUD$150

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Baryte

TC150NY

Group of very sharp tabular Baryte crystals, translucent and with a white color with areas of pale blue. This specimen comes from the first finds of quality material at the locality (between September 2002 and March 2003)

El Telegrama adit, La Beltraneja concession, Cortijuelo Mines, Bacares, Comarca Valle del Almanzora, Almería, Andalusia Spain (09/2002-03/2003)

Specimen size: 9.4 x 5.4 x 4.5 cm

Main crystal size: 2 x 1 cm

€150 / US$182 / JPY19170 / AUD$230

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Baryte

TC180NL

Group of very sharp tabular Baryte crystals, translucent and with a soft blue color. The specimen comes from the first finds of quality material in the locality (between September 2002 and March 2003) pale.

El Telegrama adit, La Beltraneja concession, Cortijuelo Mines, Bacares, Comarca Valle del Almanzora, Almería, Andalusia Spain (09/2002-03/2003)

Specimen size: 13.8 x 8.4 x 5.4 cm

Main crystal size: 2.5 x 1.9 cm

€180 / US$218 / JPY23000 / AUD$270

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Baryte

TC190NA

Group of very sharp tabular Baryte crystals, translucent and with an intense yellow-brown color due to inclusions of iron oxides. This specimen comes from the first finds of quality material at the locality (between September 2002 and March 2003)

El Telegrama adit, La Beltraneja concession, Cortijuelo Mines, Bacares, Comarca Valle del Almanzora, Almería, Andalusia Spain (09/2002-03/2003)

Specimen size: 14 x 10.2 x 6.7 cm

Main crystal size: 2.5 x 1.6 cm

€190 / US$230 / JPY24280 / AUD$290

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Goethite

TC90NB

Botryoidal and stalactitic Goethite growths with variegated metallic iridescence of dominant reddish and green tones. The specimen comes from a famous find in 2007.

Filón Sur open pit, Minas de Tharsis, Tharsis, Alosno, Comarca El Andévalo, Huelva, Andalusia Spain (05-10/2007)

Specimen size: 7.4 x 3.7 x 3.1 cm

€90 / US$109 / JPY11500 / AUD$139

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Goethite

TC80NZ

Botryoidal and stalactitic Goethite growths with variegated metallic iridescence of dominant reddish and gray tones. The specimen comes from a famous find in 2007.

Filón Sur open pit, Minas de Tharsis, Tharsis, Alosno, Comarca El Andévalo, Huelva, Andalusia Spain (05-10/2007)

Specimen size: 7.9 x 4.9 x 3 cm

€80 / US$97 / JPY10220 / AUD$123

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Mimetite (variety Chromium-rich) with Cerussite

TC43MZX

Aggregates with cyclic twins of Cerussite crystals, between lamellar and tabular, finely outlined by prismatic microcrystals of Mimetite, very fine and sharp, with a very vivid orange-red color. These Mimetites were analyzed in detail and turned out to be the rare chromium-bearing variety. We will send a copy of the analyses to the buyer of the specimen.

Nakhlak Mine, ↓200 m., Madan-e Nakhlak, Anarak District, Nain, Isfahan Province Iran (01/2015)

Specimen size: 6.1 x 6.1 x 4.4 cm

€430 / US$521 / JPY54950 / AUD$660

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Löllingite with Arsenopyrite, Calcite and Quartz

TC360ER

Löllingite crystal with very curved edges, totally covered by equant Arsenopyrite crystals, on matrix, with aggregates of Quartz and Calcite crystals.

Huanggang Mines, Hexigten Banner (Kčshíkčténg Qí), Ulanhad (Chifeng), Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region China (2012)

Specimen size: 6.9 x 5.8 x 3 cm

€360 / US$437 / JPY46010 / AUD$550

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Quartz with Calcite and Dolomite
Quartz with Calcite and Dolomite
Front / Photo: Joaquim Callén
Quartz with Calcite and Dolomite
Rear / Photo: Joaquim Callén

TC220MF

Parallel growths of Quartz crystals with dipyramidal habit and scepter terminations. Some of the crystals apparently lack prism faces, which has sometimes led to the erroneous belief that they are β-Quartz. The crystals, rich in inclusions, are partially covered by small white Calcite-Dolomite crystals.

Huanggang Mines, Hexigten Banner (Kčshíkčténg Qí), Ulanhad (Chifeng), Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region China (2014)

Specimen size: 12.4 x 4.4 x 2.8 cm

Main crystal size: 12.4 x 2.6 cm

€220 / US$267 / JPY28110 / AUD$330

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Fluorite with Baryte
Fluorite with Baryte
Front
Fluorite with Baryte
Rear

TC240AM

Aesthetics and mineralogy come together in this curious specimen of Fluorite that forms a stalactitic growth of cubic crystals, translucent, with an intense violet color, more saturated on the edges, partially covered by Baryte on the back. The stalactite's guide or “faden” could have been a thin elongated Stibnite crystal. The specimen is from the Bob Byers collection, whose label we will send to the buyer.

Weishan, Dali Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province China (2014)

Specimen size: 9 x 2 x 2 cm

Main crystal size: 0.9 x 0.7 cm

Former collection of Bob Byers

€240 / US$291 / JPY30670 / AUD$370

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Pyromorphite with Plumbogummite

TC320TP

Elongated crystals of Pyromorphite, some of them doubly terminated, on matrix and covered by blue-green Plumbogummite, with yellowish tones in some areas. Both the Pyromorphite and the Plumbogummite have been analyzed and we will send a copy of said analysis to the buyer.

Yangshuo Mine, Yangshuo, Guilin Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region China (01/2015)

Specimen size: 6.3 x 5.1 x 3.4 cm

Main crystal size: 1 x 0.3 cm

€320 / US$388 / JPY40890 / AUD$490

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Pyromorphite

TC110AF

Very aerial group of Pyromorphite crystals, some of them doubly terminated, with pinacoid terminations. The luster and the color, very vivid and uniform, are excellent.

Daoping Mine, Gongcheng, Guilin Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region China (05/2000)

Specimen size: 4.8 x 3.1 x 1.8 cm

Main crystal size: 1.1 x 0.6 cm

€110 / US$133 / JPY14050 / AUD$160

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Fluorite with Quartz

TC90DD

Two very sharp Fluorite crystals, transparent and lustrous, with blue color zoning with more intense violet tones inside, implanted on the terminations of a Quartz crystal.

Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang, Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province China

Specimen size: 6.1 x 2.4 x 1.8 cm

Main crystal size: 1.3 x 1 cm

€90 / US$109 / JPY11500 / AUD$130

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Fluorite

TC980MT

Group of cubic crystals beveled by dodecahedron faces, transparent, shiny and with a uniform pale green color. Very perfect, especially considering its large size.

Xianghuapu Mine, Xianghualing Sn-polymetallic ore field, Linwu, Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province China (±2004)

Specimen size: 19.5 x 15.2 x 9.4 cm

Main crystal size: 6.2 x 6 cm

€980 / US$1189 / JPY125250 / AUD$1510

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Sphalerite with Quartz
Sphalerite with Quartz
Front / Photo: Joaquim Callén
Sphalerite with Quartz
Detail / Photo: Joaquim Callén

TC890ER

Druse of complex, transparent, very lustrous Sphalerite crystals with an intense orange color with reddish tones, partially covered by microcrystalline Quartz. The specimen comes from the Raúl Sanabria Orellana collection, whose label we will send to the buyer.

Shuikoushan Mine, Shuikoushan ore field, Changning, Hengyang Prefecture, Hunan Province China (±2005)

Specimen size: 18.7 x 13.4 x 10.2 cm

Main crystal size: 2.1 x 2 cm

€890 / US$1080 / JPY113750 / AUD$1370

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Calcite with Boulangerite inclusions
Calcite with Boulangerite inclusions
Front
Calcite with Boulangerite inclusions
Rear

TC280EA

Floater spheroidal group with rosette growths of very flattened rhombohedral Calcite crystals with a black color due to the inclusions of fibrous Boulangerite crystals. A typical curiosity of the Maramures mining district, an area that is now only a memory.

Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Baia Sprie, Maramures Romania

Specimen size: 11 x 9.4 x 8.9 cm

Main crystal size: 4 x 1.8 cm

€280 / US$340 / JPY35330 / AUD$441

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