Page 1: New minerals from the Panasqueira mines, November 2022

 

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BT01 - Fluorapatite. Panasqueira mines, Barroca Grande, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

 

Group of well formed transparent crystals of Fluorapatite on matrix, with nice blue color and good luster. It is in very good condition. No damage.

 

Specimen size:  5 cm x  3.5 cm

 

Price: 75€ Available

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BT02 - Fluorapatite with Ferberite. Panasqueira mines, Barroca Grande, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

 

Unusual Panasqueira specimen composed of a pink Fluorapatite crystal perched on Ferberite crystals. Nice specimen. The Apatite crystals are in excellent condition.

 

Specimen size:  2.5 cm x 2 cm

 

Price: 65€ Reserved

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BT03 -  Cassiterite. Panasqueira mines, Barroca Grande, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Lustrous crystals of Cassiterite on matrix. Some of them are twinnings. Excellent Cassiterite specimen in very good condition, without damage.

 

Specimen size: 8.5 cm x 5.5 cm

 

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BT04 -  Fluorapatite. Panasqueira mines, Barroca Grande, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Well formed prismatic crystals of green Fluorapatites, between translucent and transparent, on matrix. In very good condition. No damage.

 

Specimen size:  10 cm x 6 cm

 

Price: 150€

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BT05 - Fluorapatite. Panasqueira mines, Barroca Grande, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Well formed prismatic crystals of Fluorapatite with an intense green color, very bright and good transparency. Great contrast to the matrix.

 

Specimen size: 8.5 cm x 8 cm

 

Price: 150€

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BT06 -  Siderite with Quartz and Sphalerite. Panasqueira mines, Barroca Grande, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Big lenticular crystals of Siderite with a clear brown color and very well defined faces and edges that underline its complete contour. Accompanied by a transparent a crystal Quartz and Sphalerite. I

 

Specimen size:  8 cm x 8 cm

 

Price: 90€ Available

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BT07 - Siderite. Panasqueira mines, Barroca Grande, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Lenticular crystals of Siderite with a brown color and very well defined faces and edges. With small crystals of Pyrite.

 

Specimen size: 9 cm x 8 cm

 

Price: 70€ Available

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BT08 - Fluorapatite. Panasqueira mines, Barroca Grande, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Excellent Paniquera specimen. It is formed by well defined crystals of lilac Fluorapatites on matrix. With small crystals of Pyrite. The main crystal is 2.7 cm x 2 cm in size. In excellent condition. No damage.

 

Specimen size: 7 cm x 4.5 cm

 

Price: 580€ Available

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BT09 -  Siderite with Calcite and Quartz. Panasqueira mines, Barroca Grande, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Siderite crystals with pinacoidal terminations and rhombohedral faces that are coated by white Calcite crystals. Accompanied by a crystal of Quartz. In excellent condition.

 

Specimen size: 10 cm x 6 cm

 

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BT10 -  Fluorite with Fluorapatite and Pyrite inclusions. Panasqueira mines, Barroca Grande, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Group of translucent crystals of Fluorite with violet and green colors accompanied by a Fluorapatite crystal.  The Fluorite crystals have rare and unusual inclusions of small Pyrite crystals that are very visible at naked eyes.

 

Specimen size: 8.5 cm x 6.5 cm

 

Price: 90€ Available

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BT11 - Fluorapatite with Quartz, Quartz and Siderite. Panasqueira mines, Barroca Grande, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Transparent crystals of Quartz partially coated by Muscovite and with light blue Fluorapatite crystals with very good transparency.

 

Specimen size: 7 cm x 3.5 cm

 

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BT12 -  Fluorapatite, Quartz, Arsenopyrite and Siderite. Panasqueira mines, Barroca Grande, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Combination specimen composed of a druse of Quartz crystals accompanied by green Fluorapatites, brown Siderite crystals and a twinned crystal of Arsenopyrite. In very good condition. Aesthetic specimen.

 

Specimen size:  7.5 cm x 3 cm

 

Price: 110€ Available

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BT13 - Fluorapatite, Siderite. Panasqueira mines, Barroca Grande, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Group of Fluorapatite crystals accompanied by brown Siderite and Pyrite. In very good condition.

 

Specimen size: 7 cm x  3.5 cm

 

Price: 60€ Available

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BT14- Fluorapatite with Cassiterite and Quartz. Panasqueira mines, Barroca Grande, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

 

Main central Fluorapatite crystal to 4 cm in size accompanied by other smaller crystals. All them are partially coated by Muscovite. With Cassiterite crystals and Quartz. Very good Panasqueitra Fluorapatite in excellent condition. 

 

Specimen size: 7.5 cm x 7 cm

 

Price: 110€ Available

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BT15 -   Fluorapatite. Panasqueira mines, Barroca Grande, Castelo Branco, Portugal.


Group of prismatic crystals of Fluorapatite with a nice light green color and good brilliance. On matrix of Muscovite. The condition is excellent, no damage.

     

Specimen size: 10 cm x 8 cm

 

Price: 150€ Available

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BT16 -  Arsenopyrite and Siderite. Panasqueira mines, Barroca Grande, Castelo Branco, Portugal. 

Well formed Arsenopyrite crystals disposed on matrix with brown Siderite crystals and Muscovite. The condition is excellent. On matrix of Quartz crystals totally coated by Chlorite and Siderite.

 

Specimen size: 10 cm x 5.5 cm 

 

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BT17 -   Fluorapatite with Muscovite. Panasqueira mines, Barroca Grande, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

 

Flattened prismatic crystals of Fluorapatite with a vivid green color and good transparency. On matrix with Muscovite and Calcite.  In excellent condition.

 

Specimen size: 7 cm x  4 cm

 

Price: 55€ Available

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BT18 -   Fluorapatite. Panasqueira mines, Barroca Grande, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Group of green Fluorapatite crystals with very well defined faces and edges and partially coated by Calcite. 

 

Specimen size:  5 cm x 2.5 cm

 

Price: 40€ Available

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BT19 -   Siderite with Quartz. Panasqueira mines, Barroca Grande, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Group of platy Siderite crystals with a warm brown color and accompanied by a transparent crystal of Quartz. Nice specimen.

 

Specimen size: 8cm x 4.5 cm

 

Price: 60€ Available

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BT20-   Fluorapatite with Quartz and Siderite. Panasqueira mines, Barroca Grande, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Crystal of Quartz partially coated by Siderite and accompanied by two small crystals of Fluorapatite with a nice blue color and good brilliance.The condition is very good as seen.

 

Specimen size: 7.5 cm x 3.5 cm

 

Price: 75€  Available

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BT21-  Fluorapatite. Panasqueira mines, Barroca Grande, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

 

Group of well formed transparent crystals of Fluorapatite on matrix, with nice blue color and good luster. It is in very good condition. 

 

Specimen size: 4 cm x 3.5 cm

 

Price: 65€  Available

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BT22-  Fluorapatite with Quartz. Panasqueira mines, Barroca Grande, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Very good specimen composed by a group of transparent crystals of Quartz with a perfect Fluorite crystal with an intense violet color.

 

Specimen size: 12 cm x 7 cm

 

Price: 190€  Available

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