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Hematite after Magnetite (variety martite)

TC110TX

Elongated octahedral pseudomorphs of Hematite (martite variety) after Magnetite, doubly terminated, with very deep skeletal and hopper growths and with a second generation of small, brilliant lamellar Hematite crystals that cover them almost completely.

Payún Matru Volcano, Malargüe, Malargüe Department, Mendoza Province Argentina (2008)

Specimen size: 9.7 x 3.8 x 3.5 cm

Main crystal size: 9.3 x 3.8 cm

€110 / US$133 / JPY14050 / AUD$160

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Quartz (variety amethyst and scepter)

TC150EV

Group of doubly terminated scepter crystals of Quartz (amethyst variety), one of them clearly dominant, with well-defined faces and edges, translucent and with an intense and deep color, denser at the crystal ends. It is becoming less and less common to find specimens from this locality, where work was done for only a very short time.

Don Nicolás Mine, Villa Rafael Benegas (Villa Benegas), Mina Clavero, San Alberto Department, Córdoba Province Argentina (01-06/2002)

Specimen size: 7 x 4.2 x 3 cm

Main crystal size: 6.7 x 3.4 cm

€150 / US$182 / JPY19170 / AUD$230

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Pearceite-T2ac with Proustite and Calcite
Pearceite-T2ac with Proustite and Calcite
Photo: Joaquim Callén

TC540MX

Group of Pearceite crystals (polytype T2ac) on matrix, very sharp and lustrous, with a pseudohexagonal contour, associated with well-defined Proustite and Calcite crystals.

Uchucchacua Mine, Oyón Province, Lima Department Peru

Specimen size: 8.8 x 4.7 x 2.3 cm

€540 / US$655 / JPY69010 / AUD$830

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Fluorite on Hübnerite and Quartz

TC150ND

Fluorite crystals with transparent and lustrous polycrystalline growths, implanted on a group of Hübnerite crystals, a very rare association, on a matrix of water-clear Quartz crystals.

Pasto Bueno District, Pallasca Province, Ancash Department Peru (±1978)

Specimen size: 7.4 x 4.2 x 4.9 cm

Main crystal size: 2.2 x 1.2 cm

€150 / US$182 / JPY18920 / AUD$236

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Gold with Pyrite and Quartz

TC230TK

Group of equidimensional Gold crystals, very shiny, on a Quartz matrix with microcrystalline Pyrite. The specimen comes from a mining area of Colombia that is very little known so far.

La Reina de Oro concession, El Volcán, Municipio Vetas, Soto Province, Santander Department Colombia

Specimen size: 3.4 x 2.5 x 2.8 cm

Main crystal size: 0.5 x 0.3 cm

€230 / US$279 / JPY29390 / AUD$350

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Brochantite with Linarite

TC140EA

Coming from a mine little known until now, Brochantite forms fan-like aggregates of finely acicular crystals, with an intense silky luster and a very vivid color. Accompanied by Linarite crystals with brilliant luster and a very vivid color.

Los Azules Mine, Quebrada San Miguel, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region Chile (2019)

Specimen size: 3.8 x 2.7 x 3.3 cm

€140 / US$169 / JPY17890 / AUD$210

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Copper after Aragonite

TC70TR

Floater Copper pseudomorph after a twinned Aragonite crystal with sharp prismatic habit and well defined faces and edges.

San Agustín Mine, Corocoro, Pacajes Province, La Paz Department Bolivia

Specimen size: 2.7 x 2.2 x 1.8 cm

€70 / US$84 / JPY8940 / AUD$100

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Malachite

TC380MM

Very aerial botryoidal growth of Malachite of uniform green color. We highlight the aesthetics of this piece, which comes from the Carles Manresa collection, whose label we will send to the buyer.

Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba) Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire)

Specimen size: 24 x 10.7 x 7.2 cm

Former collection of Carles Manresa

€380 / US$461 / JPY48560 / AUD$580

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Azurite

TC120MT

Brilliant Azurite crystal with a very vivid color and a habit between tabular and short prismatic, with polycrystalline growths on the faces.

Touissit, Touissit District, Jerada Province, Oriental Region Morocco

Specimen size: 2.8 x 2.6 x 1.7 cm

€120 / US$145 / JPY15330 / AUD$180

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Baryte with Malachite inclusions

TC14ERX

Group of very sharp tabular crystals of Baryte, on matrix, transparent, with good luster, and a very pale green color due to inclusions of groups of acicular Malachite crystals.

Shangulowé Mine, Kambove District, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba) Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire)

Specimen size: 4 x 3.8 x 3.2 cm

Main crystal size: 2 x 1.2 cm

Former collection of Doug Toland

€140 / US$169 / JPY17890 / AUD$216

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Azurite

TC220ER

Druse of very sharp flattened Azurite crystals that form rosette-like aggregates, with good luster and a vivid color. The specimen is from a little known locality for the species.

Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovsky District, Altai Krai Russia

Specimen size: 4 x 3.3 x 2.2 cm

Main crystal size: 0.2 x 0.2 cm

Former collection of Doug Toland

€220 / US$267 / JPY27760 / AUD$346

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Fluorite

TC460AR

Group of sharp Fluorite crystals, between translucent and transparent, shiny, with abundant inclusions and an intense yellow color. An English classic.

St Peter's Mine, Sparty Lea, East Allendale, North Pennines, Northumberland England / United Kingdom

Specimen size: 20.2 x 15 x 7.4 cm

Main crystal size: 4.8 x 3.7 cm

€460 / US$558 / JPY58790 / AUD$710

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Stibnite with Quartz and Calcite

TC340EC

Groups of very lustrous Stibnite crystals with sharp crystal forms, with the typical Baiut habit: very short, flattened and with excellent terminations. On a Calcite matrix with small white Quartz crystals.

Baiut, Maramures Romania (1960-1970)

Specimen size: 13.4 x 8 x 4.4 cm

Main crystal size: 2.9 x 1 cm

€340 / US$412 / JPY43450 / AUD$520

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Arsenopyrite

TC60NT

Parallel growths of equant Arsenopyrite crystals with polycrystalline growths and deep grooves. Lustrous, on a matrix of the same species. An English classic, rare.

Carrock Mine, Carrock Fell, Caldbeck Fells, Allerdale, former Cumberland, Cumbria England / United Kingdom

Specimen size: 4.2 x 3.9 x 4.5 cm

Main crystal size: 1.4 x 1.1 cm

€60 / US$72 / JPY7660 / AUD$92

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Sphalerite with Pyrite and Pyrite after Pyrrhotite

TC260ED

Twinned crystal of Sphalerite (variety marmatite) on matrix with very well defined faces and edges. It occurs with Pyrite crystals with a deformed cubic habit and with other Pyrites that are pseudomorphs after hexagonal Pyrrhotite crystals.

Stan Trg (Stari Trg) Mine, Trepča Complex, Trepča Valley, Kosovska Mitrovica, Kosovska Mitrovica District Kosovo (2012)

Specimen size: 9.1 x 7.3 x 7.4 cm

Main crystal size: 4.4 x 3.4 cm

€260 / US$315 / JPY33230 / AUD$400

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Pyrite with Calcite

TC80MB

Aggregate of brilliant Pyrite microcrystals, with iridescent surfaces, partially covered by very flattened and sharp rhombohedral Calcite crystals with a lenticular habit and a white color.

Stan Trg (Stari Trg) Mine, Trepča Complex, Trepča Valley, Kosovska Mitrovica, Kosovska Mitrovica District Kosovo (2000-2005)

Specimen size: 9.8 x 9 x 2 cm

Main crystal size: 1.8 x 1.7 cm

€80 / US$97 / JPY10090 / AUD$126

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Quartz (variety smoky and variety gwindel)

TC1100TP

Large group of Quartz crystals (smoky variety), one of them clearly dominant, with very visible twists and parallel gwindel-like growths, with good luster and a deep color and good transparency.

Aiguille de l'Eboulement, Les Petites Jorasses, Mont Blanc Massif, Chamonix, Haute-Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes France (2015)

Specimen size: 20.7 x 11.4 x 10.6 cm

Main crystal size: 17.4 x 8.1 cm

€1100 / US$1335 / JPY140590 / AUD$1690

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Linarite with Caledonite, Sphalerite and Calcite

TC80EH

Fan-shaped growths of sharp translucent Linarite crystals, with very good luster and vivid blue color. On a limonite matrix, with lighter blue-green Caledonite, Sphalerite and small white Calcite coatings.

King Arthur Mine, Kirki Mines, Évros Prefecture, Thrace (Thráki) Department Greece (03-04/2013)

Specimen size: 4.6 x 3.9 x 3.2 cm

Main crystal size: 0.3 x 0.1 cm

€80 / US$97 / JPY10220 / AUD$123

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Pyromorphite with Quartz

TC520MG

Pyromorphite crystals with a barrel-shaped habit, with good luster and a yellowish green color, on a Quartz matrix. It comes from a classic French locality that is being reworked to extract collectibles.

Mine La Vidale area, Asprières, St. Martin de Bouillac, Aveyron, Occitanie France (2008)

Specimen size: 13.6 x 10.1 x 6.3 cm

Main crystal size: 0.7 x 0.6 cm

€520 / US$631 / JPY66460 / AUD$800

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Pyromorphite with Mimetite and Quartz

TC150MH

Lustrous yellowish green crystals of Pyromorphite with a barrel-shaped habit, on a Quartz matrix, with recrystallizations of light yellow-brown Mimetite. It comes from a classic French locality that has been reopened for specimen production.

Mine La Vidale area, Asprières, St. Martin de Bouillac, Aveyron, Occitanie France (2008)

Specimen size: 5.3 x 4.2 x 4.5 cm

Main crystal size: 0.4 x 0.4 cm

€150 / US$182 / JPY19170 / AUD$230

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