New fine minerals for collectors, April 2021

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BL01 - Fluorite. Yaogangxian mine, Yizhang Co, Chenzhou, Hunan, China.

Rhodochrosite
Rhodochrosite
Rhodochrosite
Rhodochrosite

 
Sharp crystals of Fluorite with very well formed faces and edges. The crystals are very bright and trasparent and show a vivid and intense violet color with very well defined geometrical zoning. The condition is very good. The vivid color, the transparency and the thin blue phantom line around the corners make it an attractive specimen with excellent display.

 

Specimen size: 3 cm x 2 cm

 

Price: 230€ Available

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BK02 - Fluorite. Yaogangxian mine, Yizhang Co, Chenzhou, Hunan, China.

Rhodochrosite
Rhodochrosite
Rhodochrosite
Rhodochrosite

Group of cubic crystals of Fluorite, very sharp, bright and with a beautiful nice blue color. The crystals are totally transparent with visible inclusions. The main Fluorite crystal size is 3 cm on the edge. The condition is very good with a great display. The sample is really attractive, much better in person.

 

Specimen size: 5 cm x 3.5 cm

 

Price: 190€ Available

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BK03 - Fluorite and Quartz. Yaogangxian mine, Yizhang Co, Chenzhou, Hunan, China.

Rhodonite
Rhodonite
Rhodonite
Rhodonite
Rhodonite
Rhodonite

Rhodonite
Rhodonite
Rhodonite
Rhodonite
Rhodonite
Rhodonite

Aesthetic Fluorite specimen composed of a group of cube-octahedral crystals, with polysynthetic growths on the faces of the octahedron, very bright and with a beautiful color. On matrix with Quartz crystals and Albite. The architecture of the piece is excellent. The main Fluorite crystal size is 2.5 cm in size. In perfect condition, without damage.

 

Specimen size:  8 cm x  4 cm

 

Price: Sold

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BK04 - Rubellite. Cruzeiro mine, Sao José da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brasil.

Rhodonite
Rhodonite
Rhodonite
Rhodonite

 

Translucent crystal of Elbaite, variety Rubellite, with a finely striated prism and a terminal pinacoid. The sample shows an excellent luster and a very intense and uniform color. From the Cruzeiro mine, Brazil.  It is in perfect condition, no damage. Fine Rubellite sample.

 

Specimen size:  3.5 cm x 1.3 cm

 

Price: Sold

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BK04 - Rubellite. Cruzeiro mine, Sao José da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brasil.

Rhodonite
Rhodonite
Rhodonite
Rhodonite

 

Translucent crystal of Elbaite, variety Rubellite, with a finely striated prism and a terminal pinacoid. The sample shows an excellent luster and a very intense and uniform color. From the Cruzeiro mine, Brazil.  It is in perfect condition, no damage. Fine Rubellite sample.

 

Specimen size:  3.5 cm x 1.3 cm

 

Price: Sold

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BK04 - Rubellite. Cruzeiro mine, Sao José da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brasil.

Rhodonite
Rhodonite
Rhodonite
Rhodonite
Rhodonite
Rhodonite

 

Translucent crystal of Elbaite, variety Rubellite, with a finely striated prism and a terminal pinacoid. The sample shows an excellent luster and a very intense and uniform color. From the Cruzeiro mine, Brazil.  It is in perfect condition, no damage. Fine Rubellite sample.

 

Specimen size:  3.5 cm x 1.3 cm

 

Price: Sold

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BK05 - Elbaite with Lepidolite and Albite. Pederneira mine, Sao José da Safira, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

La Viesca Fluorite
La Viesca Fluorite
La Viesca Fluorite
La Viesca Fluorite

 

Prismatic crystals of Elbaite with very nice striations on the faces and accompanied by Lepidolite and Albite. The crystals are recrystallized on the terminations and have an intense green color. Specimen in perfect condition, without damage. Very nice Pederneira Elbaite.

 

Specimen size:  5 cm x 3 cm

 

Price: 450€ Available

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BK06 - Beryl, variety Heliodor. Khoroshiv (Volodarsk-Volynskii), Zhytomyr Oblast  Ukraine

Top sphalerite
Top sphalerite
Top sphalerite
Top sphalerite

Floater doubly terminated Beryl crystal (variety heliodor), completely transparent, very lustrous, with very nice golden yellow color and showing the typical etched surfaces rich in very well defined dissolution forms. An European classic in pristine condition and gem quality. 

 

Specimen size:  2.6 cm x 1.2 cm

 

Price: 360€ Available

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BK08 - Beryl, variety Heliodor. Khoroshiv (Volodarsk-Volynskii), Zhytomyr Oblast  Ukraine

Top sphalerite
Top sphalerite
Top sphalerite
Top sphalerite

Floater doubly terminated Beryl crystal (variety heliodor), completely transparent, very lustrous, with very nice golden yellow color and showing the typical etched surfaces rich in very well defined dissolution forms. An European classic in pristine condition and gem quality. Fine miniature at very good price.

 

Specimen size:  2.1 cm x 0.7 cm

 

Price: Sold

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BK09 - Beryl, variety Heliodor. Khoroshiv (Volodarsk-Volynskii), Zhytomyr Oblast  Ukraine

Spessartine
Spessartine
Spessartine
Spessartine

Floater doubly terminated Beryl etched crystal (variety heliodor), with very good transparency and luster, with very nice golden yellow color and showing the typical etched surfaces with well defined dissolution forms. An European classic in excellent condition and gem quality. 

 

Specimen size:  4 cm x 1.1 cm

 

Price: 170€ Available

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BK10 - Fluorite. Sidi Ayad, Boulemane province, Fès-Meknès Region, Morocco.

Spessartine
Spessartine

Spessartine

Group of Fluorite crystals, one of them clearly dominant with very well defined faces and edges, showing an intense yellow color and with white inclusions at the center of the faces. The main crystal measures 3 cm on edge. Nice Fluorite from Morocco coming from a find in 2019.

 

Specimen size:  5 cm x 5 cm

 

Price: 70€ Available

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BK11 - Rubellite (Elbaite). Malkhan Pegmatitic Field, Krasnyi Chikoy, Chitinskaya Oblast, Transbaikal, Eastern Siberia, Russia

Spessartine
Spessartine
Spessartine
Spessartine

Sharp prismatic crystal of Elbaite, variety Rubellite, with very nice pyramidal termination. The crystal is translucent, very bright and with an exceptionally intense and deep purplish-red color. With matrix composed of Albite and Quartz. From the Malkhan pegmatite field in Eastern Siberia. Aesthetic Rubellite in very good condition. 

 

Specimen size:  4 cm x 2.5 cm

 

Price: 200€ Reserved

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BK12 - Fluorite with Baryte. Emilio mine, Loroñe, Caravia, Asturias, Spain.

Spessartine
Spessartine
Spessartine
Spessartine

Group of slightly bluish, almost colorless, crystals of Fluorite, with the extraordinary transparency that characterizes the best specimens from the Emilio Mine. On matrix of Baryte laminar crystals. Fine classic Spanish Fluorite in very good condition at an excellent price.

 

Specimen size: 4.5 cm x 4 cm

 

Price: 80€ Reserved

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BK13 - Fluorite. La Viesca mine, Huergo, La Collada, Siero, Asturias, Spain.

Spessartine
Spessartine
Spessartine
Spessartine

 

Group of Fluorite cubic crystals, with well formed faces and edges, with a pale violet-blue color, very good transparency and good brilliance. Beautiful Spanish Fluorite from a classic locality.

 

Specimen size: 5 cm x 4 cm

 

Price: 60€ Available

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BK14 - Fluorite. La Viesca mine, Huergo, La Collada, Siero, Asturias, Spain.

Spessartine
Spessartine
Spessartine
Spessartine

 

Group of Fluorite crystals with a cubic habit and with polycrystalline growths. Transparent crystals with good luster and an intense and vivid color. A Spanish classic. The condition is excellent.

 

Specimen size: 5 cm x 4 cm

 

Price: 80€ Reserved

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BK15 - Fluorite. Jaimina mine, Carrales, Caravia, Asturias, Spain.

Apophyllite top
Apophyllite top
Apophyllite top
Apophyllite top


 

A very rich Fluorite sample composed of an aggregate of cubic crystals with tetrahexahedron and dodecahedron faces, an uncommon single form on fluorite that increase the interest of this specimen. Very nice color and good luster. With Pyrite. A very interesting sample from this classic fluorite locality. 

     

Specimen size: 6 cm x  5 cm

 

Price: 70€ Available

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BK16 - Rhodochrosite with Quartz. Sweet Home Mine, Alma District, Park County, Colorado, USA. 

Fluorite ball fried eggs
Fluorite ball fried eggs
Fluorite ball fried eggs
Fluorite ball fried eggs
Fluorite ball fried eggs
Fluorite ball fried eggs

Well defined rhombohedral crystal of Rhodochrosite with beautiful color and good luster. It is settled on a bed of Quartz crystal matrix. The Sweet Home mine has produced many of the best Rhodochrosite specimens for many years. The original mine closed in 2004 after several years of successful crystal mining. This specimen is a very good example, it has a very good aesthetic and it is in excellent condition.

 

Specimen size: 5 cm x  3.5 cm

 

Price: 330€ Available

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BK16 - Rhodochrosite with Quartz. Sweet Home Mine, Alma District, Park County, Colorado, USA. 

Fried eggs fluorite
Fried eggs fluorite
Fried eggs fluorite
Fried eggs fluorite
Fried eggs fluorite
Fried eggs fluorite

Floater Copper specimen composed of sharp crystals forming a beautiful open network of crystals without matrix. The patina is a nice medium brown color, and the piece displays wonderfully on all sides. This sample was part of a specimen recovery operation in 2017 which produced some very nice well-crystallized Coppers. No damage.

 

Specimen size: 6 cm x  4 cm

 

Price: 90€ Available

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BK18 - Native Cooper. Rocklands mine, Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia.

Indian Apophyllite
Indian Apophyllite
Indian Apophyllite
Indian Apophyllite

Floater copper specimen composed of sharp crystals forming a beautiful open network of crystals without matrix. The patina is a nice medium brown color, and the piece displays wonderfully on all sides. This sample was part of a specimen recovery operation in 2017 which produced some very nice well-crystallized Coppers. No damage.

 

Specimen size: 10.5 cm x  6.5 cm

 

Price: SOLD

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BK19 - Cassiterite with Muscovite. Pingwu mine, Huya township, Mt Xuebaoding, Pingwu, Sichuan, China.

Portugal apatite
Portugal apatite
Portugal apatite
Portugal apatite

Group of black twinned Cassiterite crystals of excellent luster and very well defined forms. They are on a matrix of crystallized Muscovite.

 

Specimen size: 4.5 cm x  3 cm

 

Price: 120€ Available

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BK20-  Wulfenite. Stone Crack mine, Kurutag Mountains, Xinjiang, China.

Wulfenite China
Wulfenite China
Wulfenite China
Wulfenite China

Nice specimen of Wulfenite from China. It is formed by a set of tabular Wulfenite crystals with an intense orange color, very bright and settle on a Gossan matrix. The condition is excellent

 

Specimen size: 4.5 cm x  4 cm

 

Price: 170€  Available

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