New mineral edition, March 2020

New mineral edition with a variety of very interesting mineral specimens from all over the world. Among other minerals, we include a selection coming from the Trepca complex in Kosovo. As usual we have posted beside the photos of each specimen a video for a much better characterization and visualization of the piece. Please, don't hesitate to contact us for any inquiry or question.

 

Note: Photos taken using white light lamps and videos in conditions of natural light. 

 

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

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AY01 - Amethyst Quartz. Piedra Parada (Las Vigas), Tatalia, Veracruz, Mexico.

Las Vigas amethyste
Las Vigas amethyste
Las Vigas amethyste
Las Vigas amethyste

Excellent cluster of Amethyst Quartz crystals on matrix with Epidote. The crystals have a saturated color, very good transparency and high luster, with a very well marked color zoning, more concentrated on the terminations. Luster, color and transparency are excellent. No damage. Watch the video.

 

Specimen size: 8 cm x  5.5 cm x 5 cm

Main crystal size: 5 cm x 1.5 cm

 

Price: 380€

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AY02 - Ferberite, Quartz with Sulphide inclusions and Fluorapatite. Panasqueira mines, Aldeia de Sao Francisco de Assis, Covilha, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Panasqueira Ferberite
Panasqueira Ferberite
Panasqueira Ferberite
Panasqueira Ferberite

Combination specimen from the Panasqueira mines. It comprises a very well formed and lustrous Ferberite crystal accompanied by a couple of biterminated crystals of Quartz with Sulphides inclusions clearly visible due to the high transparency of the crystals. With small crystals of green Fluorapatites on the back. Floater specimen in excellent condition. Watch the video.

 

Specimen size:  9 cm x 5 cm x 3.5 cm

 

Price: 280€

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AY03 - Rubellite (Elbaite) Malkhan Pegmatitic Field, Krasnyi Chikoy, Chitinskaya Oblast, Transbaikal, Eastern Siberia, Russia

Russia Rubellite
Russia Rubellite
Russia Rubellite
Russia Rubellite

Sharp prismatic crystals of Elbaite, variety Rubellite, one of them clearly dominant and biterminated to 2.7 cm x 1 cm in size, with perfect terminations, translucent, very bright and with an exceptionally intense and deep purplish-red color. From the Malkhan pegmatite field in Eastern Siberia. With a bit of Albite matrix. Very nice specimen in excellent condition. Watch the video.

 

Specimen size: 3 cm x  2.5cm x  1.5cm

 

Price: SOLD

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Fine Mineral specimens for collection, MChMinerals

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AY04- Rubellite (Elbaite). Malkhan Pegmatitic Field, Krasnyi Chikoy, Chitinskaya Oblast, Transbaikal, Eastern Siberia, Russia.

Russia Rubellite
Russia Rubellite
Russia Rubellite
Russia Rubellite

 

Group of prismatic crystals of Elbaite, variety Rubellite, one of them clearly dominant to 2.5 cm x 1.2 cm in size, on matrix of white Albite. The crystals have vivid colors with good luster. The condition is very good as seen. Much better in person. Watch the video.

 

Specimen size: 7 cm x 5 cm x 3 cm 

 

Price: 190€ Available

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AY05 - Cassiterite with Quartz. Panasqueira mines, Aldeia de Sao Francisco de Assis, Covilha, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Panasqueira apatite
Panasqueira apatite
Panasqueira top Cassiterite
Panasqueira top Cassiterite

 

Cluster of well defined twinned crystals of Cassiterite with very high brilliance. Settled on a group of Quartz crystals composing an aesthetic Panasqueira specimen coming from the 2018 find. The condition is excellent, without any noticiable damage. Watch the video.

 

Specimen size:  6 cm x  4 cm x 2.5 cm

 

Price: 240€ Available

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AY06- Vivianite. Rosia Poieni mine, Muska, Alba, Romania.

Romania Vivianite
Romania Vivianite
Romania Vivianite
Vivianite Romania
Vivianite Romania
Vivianite Romania

Transparent crystals of Vivianite with intense green color and strong luster. The gemmy crystals grow into a matrix with small crystals of Pyrite and Quartz. Very fine and aesthetic specimen in excellent condition as seen. Much better in person. Watch the video.

 

Specimen size:  6 cm x 4 cm x 3 cm

Main crystal size: 3 cm x 0.5 cm

 

Price: SOLD

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AY08- Sphalerite with Arsenopyrite and Calcite. Stan Treg mine, Trepca Complex, Trepca Valley, Mitrovica, Kosovo.

Sphalerite Trepca
Sphalerite Trepca
Sphalerite Trepca
Sphalerite Trepca

Cluster of highly lustrous crystals of Sphalerite with very well defined faces and edges. Accompanied  by well developed Arsenopyrite crystals and as well as small crystals of Calcite. The condition is excellent without any noticiable damage. Watch the video.

 

Specimen size:  10 cm x  5 cm x 2 cm

 

Price: SOLD

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AY09- Beryl variety Emerald. Muzo mine, Boyacá, Colombia.

 

Tanzanite
Muzo Emerald

 

Single prismatic crystal of Emerald with glossy color, very good transparency and luster. It has a bit unusual termination known as "pencil termination" .Fine miniature. No damage. Watch the video.

 

Specimen size: 1.4 cm x  0.2 cm x  0.2 cm

 

Price: SOLD

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AY10- Proustite. Ait Ahmane, Zagore Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco.

Proustite Morocco
Proustite Morocco
Proustite Morocco
Proustite Morocco
Proustite Morocco
Proustite Morocco

 

Fine and aesthetic aggregate of crystals with very well defined faces and edges and acute and slighty rounded terminations. The color is very good. These Proustites are one of the most interesting novelties from Morocco in the last years. Excellent miniature. Watch the video.

 

Specimen size:  2 cm x  1 cm

 

Price: SOLD

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AY11- Galena. Huanzala mine, Huallanca, Ancash, Perú.

Bulgaria top Galena
Bulgaria top Galena
Bulgaria top Galena
Bulgaria top Galena

Aggregate of cubo-octahedral crystals of Galena, with sharp faces and edges. The crystals have very good brilliance and are disposed on matrix forming a very aesthetic mineral specimen. In excellent condition. Watch the video.

 

Specimen size:  6 cm x  5 cm x  4 cm

 

Price: 170€ available

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AY12- Sphalerite on Aragonite. Stan Treg mine, Trepca Complex, Trepca Valley, Mitrovica, Kosovo.

 

Sphalerite Rhodochrosite
Sphalerite Rhodochrosite
Sphalerite Rhodochrosite
Sphalerite Rhodochrosite

Aerial group of well defined Sphalerite crystals with sharp faces and edges, contrasting very well to the matrix of Aragonite. In excellent condition. Watch the video.

 

Specimen size: 5.5 cm x 4.5  cm x 2 cm

Cluster size: 3.5 cm x 3 cm

 

Price: 150€ Available

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AY13- Cinnabar. Chatian mine, Chatian District, Xiangxi, Hunan Province, China.

China Cinabbar
China Cinabbar
China Cinabbar
China Cinabbar

 

Lustrous twinned crystals of Cinnabar on matrix of white Dolomite. The Cinnabar crystals have a strong dark red color and are interpenetrant-twinned. A very good representative sample of Cinnabar from China. No damage. Watch the video.

 

Specimen size: 6 cm x  5 cm x  2 cm

 

Price: 160€ Available

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AY14-  Elbaite. Prapok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan.

Paprok Elbaite
Paprok Elbaite

 

Biterminated large prismatic crystal of Elbaite with nice striations. It is completely transparent with a nice green body color and with a fine pink color on the upper termination. The top of the crystal has very well developed pyramidal faces, the bottom of the crystal is terminated by the flat plane of the pinacoidal. Complete all around and in excellent condition.  Watch the video.

 

Specimen size:  7.3 cm x  1.5 cm x  0.5 cm

 

Price: SOLD

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AY15- Arsenopyrite, Sphalerite and Calcite. Stan Treg mine, Trepca Complex, Trepca Valley, Mitrovica, Kosovo.

Arsenopyrite Kosovo
Arsenopyrite Kosovo
Arsenopyrite Kosovo
Arsenopyrite Kosovo

Group of well crystallized crystals of Arsenopyrite and Sphalerite and with coatings of white Calcite. The condition is excellent without damage. Mineral specimen with a very good aesthetic. Watch the video.

 

Specimen size: 6.5 cm x 5.5 cm x 2 cm

 

Price: 70€ Available

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AY16- Pyrite. Borieva mine, Madan, Smolyan Province, Bulgaria

Pyrite Bulgaria
Pyrite Bulgaria
Pyrite Bulgaria
Pyrite Bulgaria

Aggregate of extraordinarily bright Pyrite crystals with dominant cube faces and with finely striated surfaces. Much better in person. Watch the video.

 

Specimen size:  6 cm x  4.5 cm x  4 cm

 

Price: SOLD

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AY17- Pyrite. Borieva mine, Madan, Smolyan Province, Bulgaria.

 

Pyrite Bulgaria
Pyrite Bulgaria
Pyrite Bulgaria
Pyrite Bulgaria

Extraordinarily bright Pyrite cubic crystals, one of them clearly dominant, with finely striated surfaces. Much better in person. Watch the video.

 

Specimen size:  4.5 cm x 4.5 cm x 4.5 cm

 

Price: SOLD

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Fine minerals for collectors for sale, MChMinerals

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AY18- Arsenopyrite and Sphalerite. Stan Treg mine, Trepca Complex, Trepca Valley, Mitrovica, Kosovo.

Kosovo minerals
Kosovo minerals
Kosovo minerals
Kosovo minerals

Sharp crystals of Arsenopyrite and Sphalerite with very well defined faces and edges and excellent brilliance. The condition is very good without any noticiable damage.  Watch the video.

 

Specimen size:  9 cm x 7 cm x 3 cm

 

Price: 70€ Available

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AY19- Arsenopyrite and Sphalerite with Calcite. Stan Treg mine, Trepca Complex, Trepca Valley, Mitrovica, Kosovo.

Kosovo minerals
Kosovo minerals
Kosovo minerals
Kosovo minerals

Very well developed lustrous crystals of Arsenopyrite and Sphalerite with sharp faces and edges. With coatings of white Calcite on the back. The condition is excellent without damage. Floater specimen with a very good aesthetic. Watch the video.

 

Specimen size:  5.5 cm x  4.5 cm x  2 cm

 

Price: SOLD

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AY20- Rhodochrosite. Stan Treg mine, Trepca Complex, Trepca Valley, Mitrovica, Kosovo.

Brucite
Brucite
Kosovo minerals
Kosovo minerals

Aggregate of rhombohedral crystals of Rhodochrosite with a nice pink color. Accompanied by small crystals of Sphalerite. Watch the video.

 

Specimen size:  7.5 cm x  6 cm x  2.5 cm

 

Price: 60€ Available

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AY21- Arsenopyrite with Quartz. Stan Treg mine, Trepca Complex, Trepca Valley, Mitrovica, Kosovo.

Brucite
Brucite
Kosovo minerals
Kosovo minerals

Group of lustrous Arsenopyrite crystals with sharp faces and edges and with an aggregate of Quartz crystals on the top. Very nice mineral specimen. Watch the video.

 

Specimen size:  5 cm x  3.5 cm x  2 cm

 

Price: 35€ Available

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AY22- Arsenopyrite and Sphalerite with Calcite. Stan Treg mine, Trepca Complex, Trepca Valley, Mitrovica, Kosovo.

Brucite
Brucite
Kosovo minerals
Kosovo minerals

 

Sharp crystals of Arsenopyrite and Sphalerite with very well defined faces and edges and very high brilliance. The condition is excellent without any noticiable damage.  Watch the video.

 

Specimen size:  7 cm x  4.5 cm x  2 cm

 

Price: SOLD

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AY23- Arsenopyrite and Sphalerite. Stan Treg mine, Trepca Complex, Trepca Valley, Mitrovica, Kosovo.

Brucite
Brucite
Kosovo minerals
Kosovo minerals

 

Group of Sphalerite crystals showing a high luster and with well formed faces and edges. With well developed lustrous Arsenopyrite crystals, Calcite and small aggregates of Siderite composing a very aesthetic mineral specimen from the Trepca Complex. In very good condition.  Watch the video.

 

Specimen size:  8 cm x  6.5 cm x  2 cm

 

Price: 90€ Available

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