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New update with a varied selection of mineral specimens, 2017 June

 

New varied selection of high quality mineral specimens from all over the world. As usual we have posted beside the photos of each mineral 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.

 

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Mineral specimens for collection, MChMinerals

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AA01 - Emerald with Calcite. Peñas Blancas mine, San Pablo de Borbur, Boyacá, Colombia.

Emerald Colombia
Berbes Fluorite

Berbes mining area,Fluorite
Fluorite Berbes

Emerald Colombia
Berbes Fluorite

 

Very well formed hexagonal crystal of Beryl variety Emerald settled in the center of the piece. Transparent crystal with an excellent emerald color and high luster. Gem quality. On a matrix of white Calcite. A jewel in excellent condition, no damage. Watch video.

 

Specimen size: 3.8 cm x  3 cm

Crystal size: 0.8 cm x 0.6 cm

 

Price: Sold

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AA02 - Emerald with Calcite. Peñas Blancas mine, San Pablo de Borbur, Boyacá, Colombia.

Emerald specimen from Boyaca Colombia
Beryl Emerald,Colombia

Colombian emerald
Beryl Emerald,Colombia

 

Stunning Emerald specimen. Two prismatic crystals of Beryl variety Emerald showing the flat pinacoidal faces combined with pyramidal faces on the upper termination. Transparent crystals with a vivid color and high luster. Gem quality. On a matrix of white Calcite. A jewel in excellent condition, no damage. Watch video.

 

Specimen size: 2.5 cm x  2 cm

Main crystal size: 0.6 cm x 0.5 cm

 

Price: Sold

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AA03- Pink Fluorapatite. La Marina mine, Pauna, Boyaca, Colombia.

pink apatite
pink apatite,Colombia

pink apatite
pink apatite,Colombia

 

Floater cluster of pink Apatite hexagonal crystals in stacked growth. One of them is clearly dominant, very well formed and with a good size. None point of contact, the piece is terminated all around. It has deep, rich color and a highly glassy luster making it so colorful. Very good transparency/translucency. In very good condition, no damage. Watch video.

 

Specimen size: 2.5 cm x  1.3 cm

 

Price: Sold

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AA04- Smokey Quartz. Giuv Valley, Tujetsch, Vorderrhein Valley, Grisons, Switzerland.

smokey quartz
quartz from Alps

 

Large flawless crystal of smokey Quartz. It is completely transparent, with great smokey color and high brilliance. For size, luster, color and gemminess, the quality is the best any good mineral collector can expect from an Alpine Quartz crystal. No damage. Watch video.

 

Specimen size: 6 cm x  2.5 cm

 

Price: Sold

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AA05- Dioptase. Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto region, Namibia. 

dioptase
Tsumeb
Tsumeb Dioptase

 

High-end Dioptase specimen coming from the world famous mine in Tsumeb, Namibia. Dioptases are now actually one of the hardest minerals to get in this quality. Excellent group of sharp crystals with a very uniform and vivid emerald green color and are very bright. The piece is much better in person. Flawless, no damage. Watch video.

 

Specimen size: 4.5 cm x  4.5 cm

 

Price: Sold

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AA06- Fluorite with Baryte. Berbes mining area, Berbes, Ribadesella, Asturias, Spain.

alpine pink fluorite
alpine pink fluorite
alpine pink fluorite

alpine pink fluorite

 

A classic sample from Berbes. Group of cubic crystals of Fluorite, one of them centered in the middle of the piece and clearly dominant, of excellent transparency, nice lilac color and a marked geometrical zoning. The crystals have grown on an aggregatte of white laminar crystals of Baryte. In excellent condition. Very nice Spanish Fluorite. Watch video.

 

Specimen size: 8 cm x  7.5 cm

Main crystal size: 2 cm

 

Price: Sold

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AA07- Fluorite with Albite. Glacier d'Argentiere, Mont-Blanc, Chamonix, Haute-Savoie, Rhone-Alps, France.

alpine pink fluorite
alpine pink fluorite
pink fluorite from Alps

 

A classic Alpine Fluorite composed by a crystal with well developed octhaedral shape showing a nice red-pink color. With Albite attached on one face of the crystal. The bottom of the piece has cleveage planes where it was joined to the mother rock. Specimen in very good condition. A high quality Alpine Fluorite, one of the most sought after mineral specimens. Watch video.

 

Specimen size: 4 cm x  3 cm

 

Price: 310€ Available

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AA08- Aquamarine with Muscovite. Shigar Valley, Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan.

pakistan aquamarine
aquamarine Pakistan

 

Group of gemmy Aquamarine crystals with very well defined faces and edge. The crystals are transparent and are terminated by the flat pinacoidal. High luster and very good transparency. In excellent condition. With Muscovite. The piece is much better in person. Watch video.

 

Specimen size: 6.5 cm x  5 cm

 

Price: 440€ Available

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AA09- Red Beryl. Violet Claim, Wah Wah Mountains, Utah, USA.

red beryl
violet claim
red beryl utah

 

The red Beryls are the least common of all the varieties of Beryl. These world famous Beryls are among the highly most sought after mineral specimens due to its rarety, beauty, color...The most famous are found in the Wah Wah mountains, in Utah. Tipically the crystals are small. This specimen is composed by three hexagonal crystals of red Beryl sprinkled throughout a matrix of white Ryolite. The crystals show a deep red  color which contrast nicely on the white matrix. The condition is very good, only minor contact on one crystal that doesn't detract from the quality of the piece. Watch video.

 

Specimen size: 4 cm x  3.5 cm

Crystal sizes: 0.5 cm to 0.6 cm

 

Price: Sold

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AA10- Spodumene variety Hidennite. Kunar Valley, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan. 

Hidennite
Hidennite

 

Large Hidennite crystal with excellent transparency and nice green color. Attached with some Albite on the edges. The condition is very good as seen without any important damage to report. Watch video.

 

Specimen size: 12 cm x 5 cm

 

Price: 210€ Available

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AA11- Elbaite (Tourmaline group). Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan, Afghanistan. 

Paprok Elbaite
Paprok tourmaline

Elbaite tourmaline from Paprok

 

A main large biterminated prismatic crystal of Elbaite with nice striations on the lateral faces. Well developed pyramidal faces on the top of the crystal and the typical flat pinacoidal at the base. Very nice pink and green colorations along the crystal, good transparency and luster. Accompanied by other smaller Elbaite crystals in parallel growth. In pristine condition, no damage. Complete all around. Excellent Tourmaline crystal.

 

Specimen size: 6 cm x  0.8 cm

 

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AA12- Pyrite with Quartz. Huanzala mine, Huallanca District, Dos de Mayo Province, Huanuco, Peru. 

Pyrite Huanzala
Huanzala mine
Huanzala pyrite

 

Group of cubic crystals of Pyrite with very high luster on a matrix of crystallized Quartz. The crystals show fine striations on the faces. Aesthetic Pyrite specimen in excellent condition. Watch video.

 

Specimen size: 7 cm x  4.5 cm

 

Price:  Sold

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AA13- Calcite. La Florida Mining Area, Herrería-Valdáliga-Rionansa, Cantabria , Spain

 

Calcite La Florida
Calcite La Florida


 

Complex main crystal of Calcite composed by many faces giving it a rounded shape. It is nicely nestled on a matrix of Dolomite accompanied by another smaller crystals of Calcite. Nice yellow color, good transparency and luster composing an aesthetic mineral specimen from a completely lost locality due to it is not accessible. No damage. Watch video.

 

Specimen size: 8.5 cm x  8 cm

Main crystal size: 4 cm x 3 cm

 

Price: 170€ Available

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AA14- Elbaite variety Rubellite (Tourmaline group). Malkhan pegmatite field, Krasnyi Chikoy, Chitinskaya Oblast`, Transbaikalia, Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia.

 

Rubellite from Russia
Rubellite from Russia

 

Gem Elbaite crystals, variety Rubellite, in parallel growth with an intense raspberry color, very good transparency and very high brilliance. With well developed nice striations on the lateral faces. All the crystals are perfectly terminated on the upper with well defined pyramidal faces and the flat pinacoid. There is not damage. Watch video.

 

Specimen size: 4.5 cm x  1 cm

 

Price: Sold

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AA15- Corundum variety Shappire. Zazafotsy Quarry, Ambahatraso, Ihosy, Fianarantsoa, Madagascar.

 

Sapphire specimen
Sapphire mineral

 

Complex crystal of Corundum variety Sapphire with very well defined faces and edges. Main lustrous crystal with very nice vivid color settled on a matrix of Schist. In perfect condition, no damage. Watch video.

 

Specimen size: 5 cm x  5 cm

 

Price: Sold

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AA16- Cassiterite and Siderite. Viloco mine, Loayza Province, La Paz, Bolivia.

 

Cassiterite specimen

 

Group of well formed crystals of Cassiterite measuring 1 cm in size. Some crystals are twinned and are accompanied by bladed crystals of brown Siderite. Specimen in excellent condition. Great Cassiterite. Click to watch the video.

 

Specimen size:  5 cm x  3 cm

 

Price: 80€ Available
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AA17- Andradite Garnet variety Demantoid. Belqeys Monutains, near Takab, West Azerbaijan, Iran.

Demantoid garnet

 

Excellent dodecahedron-trapezohedron crystal of Demantoid garnet with an intense green color and high brilliance. It is nicely perched on matrix. The crystal has a very sharp form with very well developed faces and edges. In excellent condition, flawless. Superb Demantoid crystal on matrix. Watch video. 

 

Specimen size:  4 cm x 3.5 cm

Crystal size: 1.2 cm

 

Price: Sold

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AA18 - Datolite. Bor Pit, Dalnegorsk, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Russia. 

Datolite
Datolite from Russia

 

Nice aggregate of very well defined translucent crystals of Datolite with a nice light green color and high luster. In excellent condition, no damage.  Showy mineral specimen with excellent aesthetic. Complete all around. Watch video.

 

Specimen size: 7.5 cm x 4 cm

 

Price: 240 € Available

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AA19 - Datolite. Bor Pit, Dalnegorsk, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Russia. 

Datolite from russia
Datolite

 

Very well defined translucent crystals of Datolite with a nice light green color and high luster. In excellent condition, no damage.  Showy mineral specimen with excellent aesthetic. Complete all around. Watch video.

 

Specimen size: 5.5 cm x 4.5 cm

 

Price: 120€

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Fine minerals for collectors for sale, MChMinerals

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