June 2022,  New Mineral Edition

 

We have relisted a good selection of mineral specimens at better prices.

  

Please, don't hesitate to contact us for any inquiry or question, by email to mch@mchminerals.com or through the Contact Section

 

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

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BR01 - Fluorite. Panasqueira mines, Aldeia de Sao Francisco de Assis, Covilha, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Panasqueira minerals
Panasqueira minerals
Panasqueira minerals
Panasqueira minerals

 

Aggregate of cubic Fluorite crystals with a strong purple color and rough faces due to micro-crystalline growths. On matrix. No damage.

 

Specimen size:  5 cm x  3.5 cm

 

Price: 75€ Available

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BR02- Fluorapatite. Panasqueira mines, Aldeia de Sao Francisco de Assis, Covilha, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Panasqueira Apatite
Panasqueira Apatite
Apatite Panasqueira
Apatite Panasqueira

 

Group of prismatic crystals of Fluorapatite, one of them clearly dominant and very aerial. Accompanied by Calcite. Classic Panasqueira Fluorapatite with a very good aesthetic.

 

Specimen size: 5 cm x  4 cm

 

Price: 110€ Available

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BR03- Vivianite. Rosia Poieni mine, Muska, Alba, Romania.

Vivianite Romania
Vivianite Romania
Vivianite Romania
Vivianite Romania

 

Sharp crystal of Vivianite, very bright, with excellent transparency and an intense emerald green color. On matrix. Very nice Vivianite in excellent condition. 

 

Specimen size:  4 cm x  3 cm

 

Price: 170€ Available

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BR04 - Coquimbite. Javier mine, Ayacucho Department, Peru.

Coquimbite
Coquimbite
Coquimbite
Coquimbite

 

Translucent purple crystals of very rare Coquimbite coming from a find in Peru. Specimens from this locality are probably world best for the specie. No damage. 

 

Specimen size:  5 cm x 4 cm

 

Price: 160€ Available

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BR05- Sphalerite with Rhodochrosite and Quartz. Stan Terg mine, Trepca Complex, Trepca Valley, Mitrovica, Kosovo.

Trepca Sphalerite rhodochrosite
Trepca Sphalerite rhodochrosite
Trepca Sphalerite rhodochrosite

Group of Sphalerite crystals (Marmatite variety), some of them twinned, accompanied by nice spherical aggregates of Rhodochrosite and Quartz. Nice combination specimen in good condition. 

 

Specimen size:  7 cm x  5 cm

 

Price: 55€ Available

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BR06 - Mimetite. Ojuela mine, Mapimí, Durango, Mexico.

Mimetite
Mimetite,Mexico
Mimetite,Mexico
Mexico Mimetite

Botroydal groups of Mimetite crystals on matrix with a nice yellow color on matrix. In very good condition as seen. 

 

Specimen size: 11 cm x  7 cm

 

Price: 130€  Available

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BR07- Fluorite. Panasqueira mines, Covilha, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Panasqueira Fluorite
Panasqueira Fluorite
Panasqueira Fluorite
Panasqueira Fluorite

 

Translucent crystal of Fluorite with a saturated purple color disposed on a bit of matrix. Very nice Panasqueira Fluorite. No damage. Watch the video taken in natural light conditions.

 

Specimen size: 3.5 cm x 3 cm

 

Price: 90€ Available

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BR08- Dioptase. Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia.

Namibia Dioptase
Namibia Dioptase
Namibia Dioptase
Namibia Dioptase

Group of very well defined Dioptase crystals, some of them doubly terminated, very bright and contrasting very well with the matrix with clear green Duftite coatings. The condition is excellent.

 

Specimen size: 2.5 cm x  2 cm 

 

Price: 35€ Available

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BR09 - Fluorite. Panasqueira mines, Covilha, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Panasqueira Fluorite
Panasqueira Fluorite
Panasqueira Fluorite
Panasqueira Fluorite

Large complex crystal of Fluorite with rough faces due to micro-crystalline growths. It is translucent and it is settled on matrix. No damage. 

 

Specimen size: 8 cm x 4.5 cm

 

Price: 90€ Available

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BR10- Scheelite with Aquamarine. Pingwu mine, Huya township, Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China.

Scheelite China
Scheelite China
Scheelite China
Scheelite China

Natural etched crystal of Scheelite with an intense and vivid orange color and very bright. Also with a crystal of Aquamarine with very good transparency. Great floater specimen with very nice etchings all around and in excellent condition. Watch the video.

 

Specimen size:  6 cm x  4 cm

 

Price: 230€ available

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BR11- Calcite.  Zhudi lead-zinc mine, Zhudi Village, Liancheng County, Longyan Prefecture, Fujian province, China.

Sandwich Calcite China
Sandwich Calcite China
Calcite China
Calcite China

Very nice group of well formed flattened prismatic crystals of Calcite with hexagonal shapes and a marked zoning, these Calcites are known as "sandwich Calcites". The tabular crystals have a translucent zone sandwiched between two milky white zones. Under long wave UV light this form of Calcite is highly fluorescent with a beautiful rich orange glow. Excellent Calcite from a new discovery in China. The condition is very good as seen. Disposed on matrix of dark grey limestone.

 

Specimen size: 8 cm x 6 cm

 

Price: 130€ Available

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BR12- Bournonite with Pyrite and Calcite. Stan Terg mine, Trepca Complex, Trepca Valley, Mitrovica, Kosovo.

Pyrrhotite Trepca Kosovo
Pyrrhotite Trepca Kosovo
Pyrrhotite Trepca Kosovo
Pyrrhotite Trepca Kosovo

 

Sharp highly lustrous crystal of Bournonite to 2.5 cm in size forming a cyclic twin with very well defined faces and edges and displaying the classic cogwheel shape. Nicely displayed on matrix of Pyrite and partially coated by white Calcite. No damage.

 

Specimen size:  5 cm x  4.5  cm

 

Price: 250€ Available

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BR13 - Fluorapatite with Siderite. Panasqueira mines, Aldeia de Sao Francisco de Assis, Covilha, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Blue Apatite Panasqueira
Blue Apatite Panasqueira
Blue Apatite Panasqueira
Blue Apatite Panasqueira

Group of prismatic crystals of Fluorapatite with an excellent blue color and high brightness. Accompanied by Siderite. The condition is very good as seen. Much better in person. Watch the video taking in natural light conditions. Notice the colors of these Apatites change depending on the type of lights. Very good Panasqueira Fluorapatite.

 

Specimen size: 6 cm x 4 cm

 

Price: 380€ Available

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BR14 - Cassiterite with Quartz. Panasqueira mines, Aldeia de Sao Francisco de Assis,Covilha, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Panasqueira mines
Panasqueira mines
Cassiterite Panasqueira
Cassiterite Panasqueira

Group of Cassiterite crystals forming nice twinnings and disposed on a Quartz crystal. The main Cassiterite crystal measures 1.7 cm x 1.5 cm. 

 

Specimen size:  5 cm x  3  cm

Main crystal size: 1.7 cm x 1.5 cm

 

Price: 75€ Available

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BR15- Calcite.  Zhudi lead-zinc mine, Zhudi Village, Liancheng County, Longyan Prefecture, Fujian province, China.

Sandwich Calcite China
Sandwich Calcite China
Calcite China
Calcite China

Two main large flattened prismatic crystals of Calcite with hexagonal shapes and a marked zoning. The main crystal measures 4 cm x 3.5 cm. On matrix of dark grey limestone. These Calcites are known as "sandwich Calcites". The tabular crystals have a translucent zone sandwiched between two milky white zones. Under long wave UV light this form of Calcite is highly fluorescent with a beautiful rich orange glow. Very nice Calcite from a new discovery in China. The condition is excellent, no damage. Better in person.

 

Specimen size: 7 cm x 4.5 cm

 

Price: 190€ Available

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BR16 - Fluorapatite with Calcite. Panasqueira mines, Covilha, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

panasqueira Apatite
panasqueira Apatite
Panasqueira Fluorapatite
Panasqueira Fluorapatite

 

A floater specimen formed by a group of translucent crystals of Fluorapatite with a nice green color and lustrous faces. The three main crystals are in perfect condition. Also with white Calcite coatings. An excellent sample of the classic Fluorapatites from the Panasqueira mines, much better in person. 

 

Specimen size: 6 cm x 6 cm

Main crystal size: 3 cm x 2.5 cm

 

Price: 190€ Available

  

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BR17 - 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. 

 

Specimen size: 7 cm x 5 cm  

 

Price: 150€ Available

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BR18 - Fluorapophyllite. Sangamner, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India.

Indian Apophyllite
Indian Apophyllite
Indian Apophyllite
Indian Apophyllite

Group of prismatic crystals of Fluorapatite up to 3.5 cm in size with very well defined faces and edges. The crystals are transparent to translucent, very bright and with an intense green color in the center of the crystals which turns to a lighter green color at the terminations. Disposed on matrix of basaltic rock with Stilbite crystals as well. Very aesthetic specimen in perfect condition.

 

Specimen size: 11 cm x  5 cm

 

Price: 220€ Available

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BR19 - Apophyllite with Stilbite. Jalgaon, Maharashtra, India.

Apophyllite
Apophyllite
Apophyllite
Apophyllite

This specimen features doubly terminated Apophyllite crystals forming a bow-tie cluster, with a pleasant apple-green color and very good transparency. Disposed on a matrix of very well formed stilbite crystals. Great contrast to the matrix. No damage. 

 

Specimen size: 6 cm x 6 cm

 

Price: 65€ Available

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BR20 - Fluorapatite with Arsenopyrite and Fluorite. Panasqueira mines, Aldeia de Sao Francisco de Assis, Covilha, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Purple Fluorapatite Panasqueira mines
Mineral show
Purple Fluorapatite Panasqueira mines

 

Group of well formed prismatic Fluorapatite crystals with a vivid and intense purple color, the most sought-after Panasqueira Apatites. They are settled on a large crystallized Arsenopyrite matrix  and accompanied a large rounded crystal of Fluorite. The main crystal is 2 cm x 1 cm in size. No damage.

 

Specimen size: 15 cm x 9 cm

 

Price: 460€ Available

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BR21 - Red Beryl. Ruby Violet Claim, Wah Wah Mountains, Utah, USA

Red Beryl Utah
Red Beryl Utah
Red Beryl Utah
Red Beryl Utah

Group of hexagonal crystals of Beryl (variety red beryl), shiny, with an intense red color and disposed on a white rhyolite matrix with stunning contrast. An excellent American classic that has disappeared from the market due to the cessation of work on the deposit. These specimens are currently very scarce and reach quite high prices, this one represents a very good value for the specie.

 

Specimen size:  2.5 cm x  2 cm

 

Price: 190€ Available

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BR22 - Fluorite. Yaogangxian mine, Yizhang Co, Chenzhou, Hunan, China.

Yaoganxiang Fluorite
Yaoganxiang Fluorite
Yaoganxiang Fluorite
Yaoganxiang Fluorite

Transparent cubic crystals of Fluorite with a vivid blue color, high brilliance and very well positionated on the matrix. Transparency, perfection, position on the matrix, the inclusions and the thin blue phantom lines make it a very attractive specimen. No damage.

 

Specimen size: 4.5 cm x 5 cm

 

Price: 90€ Available

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BR23 - Pyrite after Pyrrhotite. Stan Terg mine, Trepca Complex, Trepca Valley, Mitrovica, Kosovo.

Pyrite after Pyrrhotite Kosovo
Pyrite after Pyrrhotite Kosovo
Pyrite after Pyrrhotite Kosovo
Pyrite after Pyrrhotite Kosovo

Group of Pyrite crystals with deformed cubic habit, brilliant, pseudomorphing clearly hexagonal Pyrrhotite crystals and coated by small crystals of Siderite. The condition is excellent without damage. Watch the video.

 

Specimen size: 10 cm x 8 cm

 

Price: 90€ Available

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