July 2022,  New Mineral Edition

  

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BR01 - Rubellite with Lepidolite. Aricanga mine, São Jose da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Rubellite
Rubellite
Rubellite
Rubellite

 

Translucent prismatic crystal of Elbaite variety Rubellite with an intense fuchsia color and high brightness. The crystal, with natural terminations, is in perfect condition. It is accompanied by Lepidolite crystals of a nice lilac color. From a new find in the Aricanga mine, Minas Gerais. No damage.

 

Specimen size:  2.8 cm x  1.8 cm

 

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BR02- Rubellite with Lepidolite. Aricanga mine, São Jose da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Rubellite
Rubellite
Rubellite
Rubellite

 

Translucent prismatic crystal of Elbaite variety Rubellite with an intense fuchsia color and high brightness. .It is accompanied by Lepidolite crystals of nice lilac colors. The Rubellite crystal has natural terminations and it is in perfect condition. Excellent Rubellite from a new find in the Aricanga mine, Minas Gerais. 

 

Specimen size: 3 cm x  2 cm

 

Price: 120€ Available

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BR03- Rubellite with Lepidolite. Aricanga mine, São Jose da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Rubellite
Rubellite
Rubellite
Rubellite

 

Translucent prismatic crystal of Elbaite variety Rubellite with an intense fuchsia color and high brightness. .It is accompanied by Lepidolite crystals of nice lilac colorsThe Rubellite crystal has natural terminations and it is in perfect condition. From a new find in the Aricanga mine, Minas Gerais. No damage.

 

Specimen size:  2.9 cm x  1.2 cm

 

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BR04 -  Rubellite with Lepidolite. Aricanga mine, São Jose da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Rubellite
Rubellite
Rubellite
Rubellite

 

Translucent prismatic crystal of Elbaite variety Rubellite with an intense fuchsia color and high brightness. .It is accompanied by Lepidolite crystals of nice lilac colorsThe Rubellite crystal has natural terminations and it is in perfect condition. From a new find in the Aricanga mine, Minas Gerais. No damage.

 

Specimen size:  2.5 cm x 1.2 cm

 

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BR05- Rubellite with Lepidolite. Aricanga mine, São Jose da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Rubellite
Rubellite
Rubellite
Rubellite

 

Translucent prismatic crystal of Elbaite variety Rubellite with an intense fuchsia color and high brightness. .It is accompanied by Lepidolite crystals of nice lilac colorsThe Rubellite crystal has natural terminations and it is in perfect condition. From a new find in the Aricanga mine, Minas Gerais. No damage.

 

Specimen size:  3.3 cm x  1.5 cm

 

Price: 150€ Available

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BR06 - Rubellite with Lepidolite and Quartz. Aricanga mine, São Jose da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Rubellite
Rubellite
Rubellite
Rubellite

Translucent prismatic crystal of Elbaite variety Rubellite with an intense fuchsia color and high brightness. .It is accompanied by Lepidolite crystals of nice lilac colors. Also a transparent crystal of Quartz is attached to the Rubellite. The Rubellite crystal has natural terminations and it is in perfect condition. From a new find in the Aricanga mine, Minas Gerais. 

 

Specimen size: 3 cm x  1.8 cm

 

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BR07- Elbaite. Aricanga mine, São Jose da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

 

Elbaite
Elbaite
Elbaite
Elbaite

 

Prismatic gemmy crystal of bicolor Elbaite. It is completely transparent, with vivid and intense green and red colors and nice striations on the faces of the prism. The upper termination is very rich in faces. No damage.

 

Specimen size: 2 cm x 0.6 cm

 

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BR08- Elbaite. Aricanga mine, São Jose da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 

Elbaite
Elbaite
Elbaite
Elbaite

Luminous gemmy crystal of Elbaite. It is completely transparent, with vivid and intense colors, both the red at the base and the green near the top, and with nice striations on the faces of the prism. It is terminated. A jewel.

 

Specimen size: 1.5 cm x  0.5 cm 

 

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BR09 - Elbaite. Aricanga mine, São Jose da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 

Elbaite
Elbaite
Elbaite
Elbaite

Prismatic gemmy crystal of bicolor Elbaite. It is transparent, with nice blue and red colors and well defined striations on the faces of the prism. The upper termination is very rich in faces. No damage.

 

Specimen size: 2 cm x 0.6 cm

 

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BR10- Elbaite. Aricanga mine, São Jose da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 

Rubellite
Rubellite
Rubellite
Rubellite

Prismatic gemmy crystal of Elbaite. It is transparent, with an intense and nice pink color and a bluish line near the top. No damage.

 

Specimen size:  1.3 cm x  0.55 cm

 

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BR11- Elbaite. Aricanga mine, São Jose da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 

elbaite
elbaite
Elbaite
Elbaite

Prismatic gemmy crystal of bicolor Elbaite. It has a very good transparency, with vivid and intense green and red colors and nice striations on the faces of the prism. The upper termination is very rich in faces. No damage.

 

Specimen size: 1.7 cm x 0.6 cm

 

Price: 65€ Available

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BR12- Elbaite. Aricanga mine, São Jose da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil

 

elbaite
elbaite
elbaite
elbaite

 

Prismatic gemmy crystal of tricolor Elbaite. It is completely transparent, with very nice colors and nice striations on the faces of the prism. The upper termination is very rich in faces. No damage.

 

Specimen size:  1.8 cm x  0.5  cm

 

Price: 65€ Available

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BR13 - Calcite. Qinglong mine, Dachang Sb ore field, Qianxinan, Guizhou, China.

 

Calcite China
Calcite China
Calcite China
Calcite China

 

New find from China. Group of elongated Calcite crystals with very acute pyramidal habits. The crystals are very bright, with very good transparency on the tips and uniform and intense cream white color. Also a few transparent Gypsum crystals are present coating partially some crystals of Calcite. It is in perfect condition.

 

Specimen size:  7.5 cm x  5.5  cm

 

Price: 230€ Available

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BR14 - Calcite. Qinglong mine, Dachang Sb ore field, Qianxinan, Guizhou, China.

 

Calcite China
Calcite China
Calcite China
Calcite China

New find from China. Group of elongated Calcite crystals with very acute pyramidal habits. The crystals are very bright, with very good transparency on the tips and uniform and intense cream white color. Also a few transparent Gypsum crystals are present coating partially some crystals of Calcite. On small matrix of Fluorite. It is in perfect condition.

 

Specimen size:  6 cm x  5  cm

 

Price: 180€ Available

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BR15 - Ilvaite with Quartz. Huanggang mines, Hexigten Banner, Inner Mongolia, China.

Ilvaite China
Ilvaite China
Ilvaite China
Ilvaite China

 

Prismatic crystals of Ilvaite with very well defined faces and edges and doubly terminated, implanted on a Quartz crystal with very notable polycrystalline growths. An excellent sample of the progressively scarce Chinese Ilvaites. Very nice architecture. In excellent condition.

 

Specimen size: 4.8 cm x 3 cm

 

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BR16 - Ilvaite with Quartz. Huanggang mines, Hexigten Banner, Inner Mongolia, China.

Ilvaite China
Ilvaite China
Ilvaite China
Ilvaite China

Prismatic crystals of Ilvaite with very well defined faces and edges and doubly terminated, implanted on a Quartz crystal with very notable polycrystalline growths. An excellent sample of the progressively scarce Chinese Ilvaites. In excellent condition. No damage.

 

Specimen size:  6 cm x  2.5  cm

 

Price: 230€ Available

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BR17- Ilvaite. Huanggang mines, Hexigten Banner, Inner Mongolia, China.

Ilvaite China
Ilvaite China
Ilvaite China
Ilvaite China

Sharp crystals of Ilvaite with very well defined faces and edges and doubly terminated. An excellent sample of the progressively scarce Chinese Ilvaites. The condition is excellent, no damage. Floater Ilvaite specimen.

 

Specimen size: 4.7 cm x 2.4 cm

 

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BR18 - Aquamarine with Microcline Feldspar. Pingwu mine, Mount Xuebaoding, Pingwu, Sichuan, China. 

Goshenite China
Goshenite China
Aquamarine China
Aquamarine China

Well formed snow-white Microcline crystals, very bright and accompanied by three tabular crystals of Beryl, variety of Aquamarine, one of them clearly dominant and in aerial position. The Aquamarines are totally transparent with clear colors and very rich in faces. No damage.

 

Specimen size: 7 cm x 5.5 cm

 

Price: 210€ Available

  

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BR19 - Aquamarine with Muscovite. Pingwu mine, Mount Xuebaoding, Pingwu, Sichuan, China. 

Aquamarine China
Aquamarine China
Aquamarine China
Aquamarine China

 

Aerial tabular crystal of Beryl, variety Aquamarine, very rich in faces. It is transparent with high brightness and very nice color. On matrix with other crystals of Aquamarine and Muscovite. The main crystal measures 4.5 cm x 2 cm.  Very good specimen in excellent condition.

 

Specimen size: 6 cm x 6 cm  

 

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BR20 - Dolomite.  Azcárate Quarry, Eugui, Navarra, Spain.

Indian Apophyllite
Indian Apophyllite
Eugui Dolomite
Eugui Dolomite

Very well defined rhombohedral crystals of Dolomite forming an interpenetration twin and disposed in aerial position. The Dolomite crystals are transparent and are settled on matrix formed by smaller Dolomite rhombohedral crystals.These kinds of twins have been historically very appreciated by collectors. Also due to their transparency, these dolomites are considered, together with those from Brumado, Brazil, the best in the world. An excellent Spanish classic. No damage.

 

Specimen size: 7 cm x  5.5 cm

 

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BR21 - Dolomite.  Azcárate Quarry, Eugui, Navarra, Spain.

Eugui Dolomite
Eugui Dolomite
Eugui Dolomite
Eugui Dolomite

Aerial group of well formed rhombohedral crystals of Dolomite forming interpenetration twins and disposed on matrix. The Dolomite crystals are completely transparent with high luster. These kinds of twins have been historically very appreciated by collectors. Also due to their transparency, these dolomites are considered, together with those from Brumado, Brazil, the best in the world. An excellent Spanish classic. Better in person. No damage.

 

Specimen size: 7 cm x 6.5 cm

 

Price: 220€ Available

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BR22 - Fluorapatite with Arsenopyrite and Fluorite. Panasqueira mines, Aldeia de Sao Francisco de Assis, Covilha, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Purple Fluorapatite Panasqueira mines
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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 crystal of Fluorite. The main Fluorapatite crystal is 2 cm x 1 cm in size. No damage. A great Panasqueira Fluorapatite.

 

Specimen size: 15 cm x 9 cm

 

Price: 460€ Available

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BR23 - 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, 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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BR24 - 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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BR25 - 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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