New mineral specimens for sale, 2019 March

 

We present a new website update with a selection of nice minerals. Good quality Bournonites from the Canutillos mine in Bolivia, an exceptional pink Fluorapatite from La Marina mine, Colombia, aesthetic Vivianites on matrix from Huanuni, Bolivia, etc.

 

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Note: Photos taken using white artificial light lamps and videos taked under daylight.

 

Click on the photos for a much better visualization of the pieces

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AN01- Bournonite with Pyrite. Canutillos mine, Machacamarca District, Cornelio Saavedra Province, Potosí, Bolivia. 

 

Fluorite from rogerley mine
Rogerley mine Fluorite
Rogerley mine Fluorite

This one is a very nice cabinet sized Bournonite specimen coming from a recent find in the Canutillos mine. It is composed of a group of metalic silvery crystals of Bournonite forming cyclic twins with very well defined faces and edges and displaying the classic cogwheel shape. The Bournonite twinnings are disposed on matrix with small lustrous crystals of Pyrite. The piece is in excellent condition with a great aesthetic, without damage. A choice Bournonite specimen for a serious collector. Watch video.

 

Specimen size: 10 cm x 7 cm

Main crystal size: 3 cm 

 

Price: 470€ Available

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AN02- Vivianite. Huanuni mine, Huanuni, Dalence Province, Oruro, Bolivia.

 

diana maria mine
diana maria mine

Aerial terminated crystal of Vivianite with a deep green internal color and nicely disposed on a matrix of Siderite and Muscovite. The crystal size is 2.5 cm in height. Nice and aesthetic Vivianite specimen. It is in excellent condition, without damage.  Watch video.

 

Specimen size: 5 cm x 3.5 cm

Crystal size: 2.5 cm x 2 cm

 

Price: SOLD

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AN03- Vivianite. Huanuni mine, Huanuni, Dalence Province, Oruro, Bolivia. 

 

diana maria mine
diana maria mine

Well developed crystal of Vivianite with a deep green internal color and nicely disposed on a matrix of Siderite and Muscovite. The crystal measures 3 cm x 1.5 cm. Nice and aesthetic Vivianite specimen. It is in excellent condition, without damage. Watch video.

     

Specimen size: 6 cm x 3 cm

Crystal size: 3 cm x 1.5 cm

 

Price: 200€ Available

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AN04- Fluorapatite with Dolomite and Albite. La Marina mine, Pauna, Boyacá, Colombia.

 


Excellent prismatic crystal of Fluorapatite with very well defined faces and edges. It has a vivid pink color and lustrous faces which enhances on the matrix of white crystals of Dolomite and Albite. This one is a high quality Colombian Fluorapatite specimen, very hard to find nowadays. This piece comes from the last find, in late 2016. The size of the Apatite crystal is very large for the specie and the locality, it measures 2.5 cm x 1.5 cm. Watch video.

 

Specimen size: 7.5 cm x  5 cm

Crystal size: 2.5 cm x1.5 cm

 

Price: 1350€ Available

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AN05- Bournonite. Canutillos mine, Machacamarca District, Cornelio Saavedra Province, Potosí, Bolivia.

 

Erongo Aquamarine
Erongo Aquamarine

Lustrous Bournonite specimen coming from a recent find in the Canutillos mine. It is composed of a group of metalic silvery twinned crystals of Bournonite with very well defined faces and edges and displaying the classic cogwheel shape. The piece is in excellent condition and shows a great aesthetic. A very good quality Bournonite specimen with nice twinnings. Watch video.

     

Specimen size: 5 cm x 4.5 cm

Main crystal size: 3.5 cm x 2 cm

 

Price: 260€ Available

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AN06- Sphalerite with Dolomite. Las Mánforas mine (Aliva mine), Camaleño, Cantabria, Spain.

 

Fine Vanadinite
Fine Vanadinite

Stunning Sphalerite specimen coming from a former collection. It is formed by a main aerial crystal of Sphalerite with excellent honey color, good luster and between transparent and translucent with gemmy sections. Nicely disposed on white Dolomite with great contrast to the matrix. A classic mineral from Spain not very easy to find nowadays. In excellent condition, without damage. Watch the video.

 

Specimen size: 7.5 cm x 6 cm

Crystal size: 2.5 cm x 2 cm

 

Price: 330€ Reserved

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AN07- Kobyashevite, Calcite and Gypsum. Ojuela mine, Mapimí, Durango, México

     

Fine Vanadinite
Fine Vanadinite

Very unusual and showy specimen of rare blue-green Kobyashevite combined with Gypsum and overgrowing Calcite crystals. Nice piece. From a new find at Mapimí, not much was found. Kobyashevite is a rare copper mineral. The condition is excellent. Watch video.

 

Specimen size: 8.5 cm x 5 cm

 

Price: 190€ Reserved

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AN08- Cerussite. Nakhlak mine, Anarak District, Esfahan Province, Iran.

 

Ferberite,Cassiterite
Ferberite,Cassiterite

Aggregate of cyclic twins of Cerussite crystals forming reticulated clusters and disposed on matrix what it is not usual. The cerussite crystals have a very good brilliance and the aesthetic of this specimen is great. The condition is excellent as seen on the video and photos. Watch video.

 

Specimen size: 4.5 cm x 3.5 cm

 

Price: 200€ Available

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AN09- Bournonite with Pyrite. Canutillos mine, Machacamarca District, Cornelio Saavedra Province, Potosí, Bolivia.

 

Apatite Panasqueira
Panasqueira Apatite

Cute Bournonite specimen coming from a new find in the Canutillos mine. It consists of a metalic silver crystal of Bournonite forming a cyclic twin with very well formed faces and edges and displaying the classic cogwheel shape.  It is disposed on a matrix with small lustrous crystals of Pyrite. The piece is in excellent condition with a great aesthetic, no damage. Watch video.

 

Specimen size: 3.5 cm x 2 cm

Crystal size: 1.1 cm x 1.1 cm

 

Price: 80€ Available

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AN10- Bournonite. Canutillos mine, Machacamarca District, Cornelio Saavedra Province, Potosí, Bolivia.

 

Swiss fluorite
Tanzanite

Nice Bournonite specimen coming from a recent find in the Canutillos mine. It comprises a metalic silver twinned crystal of Bournonite with very well defined faces and edges and with the classic cogwheel cyclic twinning. The piece is in excellent condition, without damage. Watch video.

 

 

Specimen size:  7 cm x 4.5 cm

Crystal size: 2 cm x 1 cm

 

Price: 110€ Available

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AN11- Bournonite with Pyrite. Canutillos mine, Machacamarca District, Cornelio Saavedra Province, Potosí, Bolivia.

 

Demantoid garnet
Alpine Fluorite

Bournonite specimen coming from a recent find in the Canutillos mine. It is composed of several metalic silver twinned crystals of Bournonite with very well defined faces and edges and with the classic cogwheel cyclic twinning. The piece is in excellent condition, no damage. Watch video.

 

Specimen size:  7.5 cm x 2.5 cm

Crystal size: 1.8 cm x 1.3 cm

 

 

Price: 160€ Available

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AN12- Amazonite with Quartz and Albite. Smoky Hawk Claim, Crystal Peak, Teller County, Colorado, USA.

 

Fluorite Rogerley mine
Fluorite Rogerley mine
Rogerley mine Fluorite
Rogerley mine Fluorite

Fine combination specimen from the world famous Smoky Hawk Claim. It is made up of a group of nice Amazonite crystals with very nice color and accompanied by white Albite and crystals of smoky Quartzs. This one is a high quality specimen with a great aesthetic. In very good condition, without repairs. Watch video.

      

Specimen size:  8.5 cm x 6 cm

 

Price: 380€ Reserved

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AN13- Topaz. San Luis de La Paz, Guanajuato, Mexico.

     

Demantoid garnet
Alpine Fluorite
Alpine Fluorite

Terminated crystals of Topaz, some of them with very good transparency, lustrous faces and nice cognac color. The crystals are on matrix of grey Rhyolite. From a less known Mexican locality. These Topazs look so much like the samples from Utah. In excellent condition. No damage. Watch the video.

 

Specimen size: 3 cm x 2.5 cm

 

Price: 55€ Available

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AN14- Topaz. San Luis de La Paz, Guanajuato, Mexico.

 

Pyrargirite Mexico
Ferberite Panasqueira

Terminated crystals of Topaz with very good transparency, lustrous faces and nice cognac color. The crystals are on matrix of grey Rhyolite. From a less known Mexican locality. These Topazs look so much like the samples from Utah. In excellent condition. No damage. Watch the video.

 

Specimen size: 3.5 cm x 3 cm

 

Price: 55€ Available

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AN15- Topaz. San Luis de La Paz, Guanajuato, Mexico.

 

Pyrargirite Mexico
Pyrargirite Mexico

Terminated crystals of Topaz with very good transparency, lustrous faces and nice cognac color. The crystals are on matrix of grey Rhyolite. From a less known Mexican locality. These Topazs look so much like the samples from Utah. In excellent condition. No damage. Watch the video. .

 

Specimen size: 2.5 cm x 2.5 cm

 

Price: 55€ Reserved

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AN16- Bournonite with Pyrite. Canutillos mine, Machacamarca District, Cornelio Saavedra Province, Potosí, Bolivia.

 

Danburite Mexico
Danburite Mexico

Bournonite specimen coming from a recent find in the Canutillos mine. It is composed of a main metalic silver twinned crystal of Bournonite with very well defined faces and edges and displaying the classic cogwheel twinning. With small lustrous crystals of Pyrite. The piece is in excellent condition. Watch video.

     

Specimen size:  5 cm x  3 cm

Main crystal size:  2.5 cm x 1.5 cm

 

Price: 200€ Available

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AN17- Bournonite. Canutillos mine, Machacamarca District, Cornelio Saavedra Province, Potosí, Bolivia.

 

Stephanite Mexico

Twinned crystals of Bournonite with well defined faces and edges and displaying the classic cogwheel shape. The cyclic twinnings are disposed on matrix and compose a mineral specimen with a nice aesthetic. Without damage. A fine Bournonite specimen. Watch video.

     

Specimen size:  6.5 cm x 5.5 cm

Main crystal size: 2 cm x 1 cm

 

Price: 130€ Available

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AN18- Cassiterite with Quartz. Viloco mine, Loayza Province, La Paz, Bolivia.

 
Fluorite Moscona
Fluorite Moscona
Fluorite Moscona
Moscona Fluorite
Moscona Fluorite
Moscona Fluorite

Group of Cassiterite twinned crystals on matrix of Quartz. Sharp crystals which are more than very bright and show very well defined faces and edges. The overall condition is very good with some minor damage. Much better in person. Watch video.

 

Specimen size: 3.5 cm x 3 cm

 

Price: 100€ Available

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AN19-  Fluorite. Diana Maria mine, Rogerley Quarry, Frosterley, Durham, United Kingdom.

 

Cerussite Mexico
Cerussite Mexico
Cerussite Mexico

Group of cubic crystals of Fluorite, up to 1.5 cm on the edge, with some typical interpenetration twins. The crystals are very bright with an intense and deep green color changing to a blue-violet color when passing to the sunlight. The crystals also show a strong fluorescence under UV light. From an English classic locality. Specimen in excellent condition, no damage. Watch the video. Notice the colors of these Fluorites change depending on the type of light.

 

Specimen size:  5.5 cm x 5.5 cm

 

Price: 190€ Available

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AN20-  Fluorite with Galena. Diana Maria mine, Rogerley Quarry, Frosterley, Durham, United Kingdom.

 

Group of cubic crystals of Fluorite with the typical interpenetration twins. The crystals are very glossy with very good transparency, an intense and deep green color changing to a satured violet color when passing to the sunlight. Accompanied by well formed Galena crystals. The Fluorites also show a strong fluorescence under UV light. From an English classic locality. A few crystals show minor chippings but the overall condition is very good. Notice the colors of these Fluorites change depending on the type of light.

 

Specimen size:  8 cm x 5 cm

 

Price: 120€ Available

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AN21-  Fluorite. Diana Maria mine, Rogerley Quarry, Frosterley, Durham, United Kingdom.

 


Group of cubic crystals of Fluorite on matrix with the typical interpenetration twins. The crystals are very glossy with very good transparency, an intense and deep green color changing to a satured violet color when passing to the sunlight. The Fluorites also show a strong fluorescence under UV light. From an English classic locality. Some minor chippings/dings are present but the overall condition is very good. Watch the video. Notice the colors of these Fluorites change depending on the type of light.

 

Specimen size:  10.5 cm x  4.5 cm

 

Price: 190€ Available

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