October 2022,  New Minerals

  

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BS01 - Malachite. Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire)

Malachite
Malachite
Malachite
Malachite

 

Botryoidal growth of Malachite of uniform green color. Aesthetic mineral specimen in good condition.

 

Specimen size:  8 cm x  6 cm

 

Price: 80€ Available

 

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BS02- Baryte. Shangbao Mine, Leiyang Co., Hengyang, Hunan, Chinahenzhou, Hunan, China.

Barite China
Barite China
Barite China
Barite China

 

Group of transparent to translucent flattened crystals of Baryte, very well developed, implanted on matrix. The condition is very good as seen.

 

Specimen size: 9 cm x  6 cm

 

Price: 120€ Reserved

 

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BS03- Aquamarine with Muscovite and Microcline Feldspar. Pingwu mine, Mount Xuebaoding, Pingwu, Sichuan, China.

China Aquamarine
China Aquamarine
Aquamarine
Aquamarine

 

Tabular crystals of Beryl, variety Aquamarine, very rich in faces. They are transparent with high brightness and nice color. On matrix with Muscovite and Microcline. The main crystal measures 4 cm.  Very good specimen in excellent condition.

 

Specimen size:  7 cm x  5.5 cm

 

Price: 420€ Available

 

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BS04 -  Epidote. Hachupa (Hashupi), Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan.

Epidote Pakistan
Epidote Pakistan
Epidote Pakistan
Epidote Pakistan

 

Sharp, gemmy and aesthetic Epidote specimen. This is a fine Epidote showing a good olive green color. Looks a lot like a classic Austrian specimen but it is from Shigar. Display equally well from either side, a really great value for a good alpine style piece. 

 

Specimen size:  5cm x 4 cm

 

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BS05- Wavellite. Mauldin Mountain, Montgomery County, Arkansas, USA.

Wavellite Arkansas
Wavellite Arkansas
Wavellite Arkansas
Wavellite Arkansas

 

Multiple layers of Wavellite crystals forming spheroidal growths disposed on matrix. The luster, color, and overall quality are better than usual for this deposit.  A classic of U.S. mineralogy. 

 

Specimen size:  4.5 cm x  2.5 cm

 

Price: 80€ Reserved 

 

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BS06- Wavellite. Mauldin Mountain, Montgomery County, Arkansas, USA.

Wavellite Arkansas
Wavellite Arkansas
Wavellite Arkansas
Wavellite Arkansas

Multiple layers of Wavellite crystals forming spheroidal growths disposed on matrix. Good luster and with a nice green color.  A classic of U.S. mineralogy. 

 

Specimen size: 4.5 cm x  3 cm

 

Price: 35€ Available

 

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BS07- Hemimorphite and Cerussite. Mfouati, Mfouati District, Bouenza Department, Republic of the Congo.

Hemimorphite Congo
Hemimorphite Congo
Hemimorphite Congo
Hemimorphite Congo

 

Botroydal growths of Hemimorphite with a vivid and intense blue color accompanied by small crystals of Cerussite. A beautiful and fairly new find of blue Hemimorphite from the M'fouati mine in the Congo. No damage.

 

Specimen size: 6 cm x 3.5 cm

 

Price: 190€ Reserved

 

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BS08- Hemimorphite. Mfouati, Mfouati District, Bouenza Department, Republic of the Congo.

Hemimorphite Congo
Hemimorphite Congo
Hemimorphite Congo
Hemimorphite Congo

 

Botroydal growths of Hemimorphite with a vivid and intense blue color. A beautiful and fairly new find of blue Hemimorphite from the M'fouati mine in the Congo. Very fine small specimen. No damage.

 

Specimen size: 3.7 cm x  2.7 cm 

 

Price: 90€ Reserved

 

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BS09- Hemimorphite. Mfouati, Mfouati District, Bouenza Department, Republic of the Congo.

Hemimorphite Congo
Hemimorphite Congo
Hemimorphite Congo
Hemimorphite Congo

 

Botroydal growths of Hemimorphite with a vivid and intense blue color. A beautiful and fairly new find of blue Hemimorphite from the M'fouati mine in the Congo. No damage. 

 

Specimen size: 36 cm x 2.3 cm

 

Price: 65€ Available

 

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BS10- Hemimorphite and Cerussite. Mfouati, Mfouati District, Bouenza Department, Republic of the Congo.

Hemimorphite Congo
Hemimorphite Congo
Hemimorphite Congo
Hemimorphite Congo

 

Botroydal growths of Hemimorphite with a vivid and intense blue color accompanied by small crystals of Cerussite. A beautiful and fairly new find of blue Hemimorphite from the M'fouati mine in the Congo. No damage.

 

Specimen size:  5.4 cm x  4 cm

 

Price: 100€ Available

 

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BS11- Sphalerite. Las Mánforas mine (Aliva mine), Camaleño, Cantabria, Spain.

Aliva Sphalerite
Aliva Sphalerite
Aliva Sphalerite
Aliva Sphalerite

Aggregate of complex Sphalerite crystals, very rich in faces that combine smooth and rough surfaces. The crystals are translucent with a very intense orange color, easily visible with intense lightning. No damage. Floater specimen. A world classic.

 

Specimen size: 4.5 cm x 3.5 cm

 

Price: 100€ Reserved

 

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BS12- Pyrite. Ampliación a Victoria mine, Navajún, La Rioja, Spain.

Pyrite Navajun
Pyrite Navajun
Pyrite Navajun
Pyrite Navajun

 

A world classic. Very sharp Pyrite crystals disposed aerial on the matrix. Specimen with excellent aesthetic and in excellent condition.

 

Specimen size:  5.5 cm x  5  cm

 

Price: 75€ Available

 

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BS13- Pyrite. Ampliación a Victoria mine, Navajún, La Rioja, Spain.

Pyrite Navajun
Pyrite Navajun
Pyrite Navajun
Pyrite Navajun

 

A world classic. Very sharp Pyrite crystal disposed very aerial on the matrix. It measures 2.2 cm on edge. Very aesthetic specimen in excellent condition.

 

Specimen size:  6 cm x  5  cm

 

Price: 75€ Reserved

 

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BS14 - 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 have an  intense cream white color. It is in perfect condition.

 

Specimen size:  7 cm x  6  cm

 

Price: 130€ Available

 

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BS15 - 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, transparent on the tips and with an uniform and intense cream white color.  It is in perfect condition.

 

Specimen size:  6 cm x  5  cm

 

Price: 130€ Available

 

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BS16 - Marcasite with Pyrite. Reocín, Cantabria, Spain.

Reocin Marcasite
Reocin Marcasite
Reocin Marcasite
Reocin Marcasite

 

Group of flattened twinned crystals of Marcasite with very well defined faces and edges. Accompanied by spheroidal aggregates of Pyrite. A classic from the Spanish mineralogy. Very nice architecture. In excellent condition.

 

Specimen size: 6 cm x 5 cm

 

Price: 80€ Available

 

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BS17 - Calcite. Los Taberneros quarry, El Berrueco, Madrid, Spain.

Calcite El berrueco
Calcite El berrueco
Calcite El berrueco
Calcite El berrueco

 

Thick tabular crystal of Calcite with very well defined faces and edges and with good luster and a very nice honey color. Disposed on matrix. From a small find in the Granitic quarries north of Madrid where only a few pieces were recovered. The crystal has a very good size for the locality. In excellent condition. No damage.

 

Specimen size:  4.5 cm x  3  cm

 

Price: 80€ Reserved

 

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BS18 - Calcite. El Berrueco, Madrid, Spain.

Calcite El berrueco
Calcite El berrueco
Calcite El berrueco
Calcite El berrueco

Thick tabular crystal of Calcite with very well defined faces and edges and with good luster and a very nice honey color. Disposed on matrix. From a small find in the Granitic quarries north of Madrid where only a few pieces were recovered. The crystal has a very good size for the locality. In excellent condition. No damage.

 

Specimen size: 4 cm x 2.5 cm

 

Price: 80€ Reserved

  

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BS19 - Prehnite. Oficarsa Quarry, Carchalejo, Chanchales, Jaén, Spain.

Prehnite
Prehnite
Prehnite
Prehnite

 

Globular growths of Prehnite, on matrix, with bright, translucent crystals and uniform apple-green color. A Spanish classic. 

 

Specimen size: 7 cm x 5 cm  

 

Price: 40€ Available

 

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BS20 -  Quartz, variety Amethyst. Piedra Parada, Tatatila Municipality, Veracruz, Mexico. 

Veracruz Amethyste
Veracruz Amethyste
Veracruz Amethyste
Veracruz Amethyste

Fine Amethyst sample from Piedra Parada. Group of transparent crystals on matrix, with very nice color and high brilliance. With very well marked color zoning, more concentrated on the terminations. It is in excellent condition. 

 

Specimen size: 9 cm x  9 cm

 

Price: 220€ Available

 

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BS21 -  Quartz, variety Amethyst. Piedra Parada, Tatatila Municipality, Veracruz, Mexico. 

Veracruz Amethyste
Veracruz Amethyste
Veracruz Amethyste
Veracruz Amethyste

Fine Amethyst sample from Piedra Parada. It is composed of a group of transparent crystals on matrix, some of them with scepter growths, with very nice color and high brilliance. It is in an excellent condition. 

 

Specimen size: 7 cm x  6 cm

 

Price: 120€ Available

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BS22 -  Quartz Amethyst. Las Vigas, Veracruz, Mexico. 

Veracruz Amethyste
Veracruz Amethyste
Veracruz Amethyste
Veracruz Amethyste

Classic group of crystals from this locality, in this case very transparent and with an excellent color, on a small matrix. The sample has very aesthetic. In excellent condition.

 

Specimen size: 5 cm x 5.5 cm

 

Price: 60€ Reserved

 

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BS23 - Rutile. Diamantina, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Rutile Brazil
Rutile Brazil
Rutile Brazil
Rutile Brazil

 

Multiple “elbow” Rutile twin. It is very bright with well defined faces and edges and fine growth striations and excellent reddish color. In excellent condition.

 

Specimen size: 2.8 cm x 2.5 cm

 

Price: 80€ Available

 

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BS24 - Smokey Quartz. Chamonix, Mont- Blanc Massif, Haute-Savoie, France.

Smokey Alpine quartz
alpine gwindel
Alpine Quartz
Alpine quartz

 

Nice transparent smokey crystals of Quartz disposed on matrix. An Alpine classic in very good condition.

 

Specimen size:  5 cm x  2.5 cm

 

Price: 35€ Reserved

 

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BS25 - Rubellite. Alvarroes mine, Gonçalo, Guarda, Portugal.

Rubellite Portugal
Rubellite Portugal

 

Portuguese Rubellite coming from an old find in the quarries of Guarda, center of Portugal. It comprises some crystals with an intense color and very good brilliance. On matrix. Attractive specimen from a less known locality.

 

Specimen size: 2.8 cm x 2.5 cm

 

Price: 80€ Reserved

 

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