BD05 - Fluorite with Topaz and Arsenopyrite. Panasqueira mines, Covilha, Castelo Branco, Portugal.
Aggregate of well formed cubic crystals of Fluorite with an intense and uniform blue color accompanied by white crystals of Topazs which are very
rare and unusual for the Panasqueira mines. Also with lustrous Arsenopyrite crystals. From the upper levels of the mine. In excellent
condition. Great unusual combination specimen.
Specimen size: 5 cm x 4 cm
Twinned crystals of Cassiterite with lustrous faces are settled on a matrix formed by Sphalerite, Siderite and Calcite. The condition is very good as seen.
Specimen size: 4 cm x 3 cm
The most sought-after Panasqueira Apatites by the demanding collectors are the blue and the purple ones. This one is a very good example. Large blue Fluorapatite
crystal to 4 cm x 2.5 cm in size attached to a cluster of Quartz crystals. The Fluorapatite has an intense and vivid blue color and top luster. It has a great aesthetic and can be placed in
different ways. Very fine Panasqueira Fluorapatite coming from the 2nd level of the mine.
Specimen size: 6.5 cm x 6 cm x 3 cm
Apatite crystal size: 4 cm x 4 cm x 2.5 cm
Large tabular prismatic crystal of Fluorapatite with a
very well developed short prism. It is translucent, brightness and it is nicely implanted on a rocky matrix with Muscovite. The condition is excellent without damage. Classic
Panasqueira Apatite, better in person.
Specimen size: 6.5 cm x 5 cm
Fluorapatite crystal size: 3 cm x 3 cm x 1 cm
Very interesting new find from the Panasqueira mines,
coming from new works at the level 0. It comprises a cluster of elongated prismatic crystals of Fluorapatite with a pale violet color disposed on a matrix with a group of well formed cubic
crystals of Fluorite with a vivid deep purple-blue color. The condition is excellent. Unusual Panasqueira specimen.
Specimen size: 7 cm x 6 cm
Sharp Fluorite crystal with well defined faces and edges and a deep purple-blue color. It is implanted on a matrix with a transparent Quartz
crystal. Very nice miniature in excellent condition.
Specimen size: 3.5 cm x 3 cm
Price: 150€ Available
Large aerial crystal of Fluorapatite settled on Quartz. It is translucent and bright and has well defined geometric growths. The Apatite crystal
measures 5 cm x 3.5 cm x 2 cm. The Fluorapatite has a damage on a corner as seen on the video and photos but the overall quality is excellent. One side is rehealed and coated by white Calcite. It
is a very interesting Panasqueira Apatite sample at an excellent price.
Specimen size: 11 cm x 6 cm
Apatite crystal size: 5 cm x 3.5 cm x 2 cm
Price: 170€ Available
Green Fluorapatite crystals with marked color zoning accompanied by well formed Siderite crystals, Arsenopyrite and Quartz, all them settled on a
matrix of Quartz. Nice specimen in very good
Specimen size: 8 cm x 7 cm
Translucent Fluorite crystals with a beautiful violet-blue color and showing well defined color zoning. On matrix with Arsenopyrite and Muscovite. No damage. Watch the video.
Specimen size: 5.5 cm x 4 cm
Main crystal size: 2.5 cm x 2 cm
Parallel growth of flattened crystals of Ferberite with very well developed faces and edges and disposed on Quartz. The piece is in excellent condition.
Specimen size: 8 cm x 6.5 cm
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