New selection of mineral specimens for sale, January 2021

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BH01 - Fluorapatite. Panasqueira mines, Covilha, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Fluorite China
Fluorite China
Panasqueira Apatite
Panasqueira Apatite

 

Group of prismatic crystals of green Fluorapatites, one of them clearly dominant and with a size of 2.5 cm x 1.5 cm. Good luster, vivid green color...On matrix of Muscovite and Siderite. No damage. Very good sample of Panasqueira Fluorapatite.

 

Specimen size: 6.5 cm x 6 cm

Main crystal size: 2.5 cm x 1.5 cm

    

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BH02 - Cassiterite with Siderite and Schorl. Panasqueira mines, Covilha, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Cassiterite Panasqueira
Cassiterite Panasqueira
Cassiterite Panasqueira
Cassiterite Panasqueira

Group of lustrous twinned crystals of Cassiterite accompanied by needles of Schorl Tourmaline. Disposed on matrix of well defined crystals of Siderite. Very good Panasqueira specimen in excellent condition, no damage. Much better in person.

 

Specimen size:  7 cm x 6.5 cm

 

Price: 240€ Available

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BH03 - Cassiterite with Siderite and Fluorapatite. Panasqueira mines, Covilha, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

High quality minerals
High quality minerals
Cassiterite Panasqueira
Cassiterite Panasqueira

Panasqueira specimen composed by lustrous twinned crystals of Cassiterite, very sharp, with very well defined faces and edges and in an aerial position on matrix of Siderite and with small green Fluorapatites. The Cassiterite crystal has a very notable size for the locality. A fine sample from Panasqueira, suitable for demanding Panasqueira collectors. The condition is very good as seen without any noticiable damage.

 

Specimen size:  3.5 cm x 3 cm

 

Price: 170€ Available

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BH04 - Chalcopyrite, Quartz, Ferberite and Siderite. Panasqueira mines, Covilha, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Chalcopyrite Panasqueira
Chalcopyrite Panasqueira
Chalcopyrite Panasqueira
Chalcopyrite Panasqueira

 

Nice combination specimen from the Panasqueira mines. It is composed by a sharp and very well defined crystal of Chalcopyrite, partially coated by small lenticular Siderite crystals. It is accompanied by an elongated Quartz crystal completely transparent and with very nice striations similar to the Lemurian Quartzs. A lustrous Ferberite crystal is also present.

 

Specimen size:  8 cm x 4 cm

 

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BH05 - Lilac Fluorapatite with Quartz and Siderite. Panasqueira mines, Covilha, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Panasqueira lilac apatite
Panasqueira lilac apatite
Panasqueira lilac apatite
Panasqueira lilac apatite

LiIac Fluorapatite prismatic crystals disposed on a matrix of transparent Quartz crystals. Some small Siderite crystals are also present. The main aerial crystal measures 2 cm x 1.8 cm. One of the most sought-after minerals by Panasqueira collectors, increasingly scarce. This one is an excellent example, a  fine Panasqueira lilac Apatite suitable for good Panasqueira collectors. No damage.

 

Specimen size: 6 cm x 4 cm


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BH06 - Fluorite. Rogerley mine, Weardale, County Durham, England, United Kingdom.

High quality minerals
High quality minerals
Rogerley green Fluorite
Rogerley green Fluorite

 

Gemmy crystals of Fluorite with the typical interpenetration twins. The crystals are very glossy with excellent transparency and an intense and deep green color changing to a satured violet color when passing to the sunlight. The Fluorites also show a strong fluorescence under UV light. From an English classic locality. It is in excellent condition, all the main Fluorite crystals are undamaged.

 

Specimen size: 8 cm x  6.5 cm

 

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BH07 - Amethyst Quartz. Amatitlán, Eduardo Neri Municipality, Guerrero, Mexico.

Guerrero Amethyst
Guerrero Amethyst
Guerrero Amethyst
Guerrero Amethyst
Guerrero Amethyst
Guerrero Amethyst

 

Sharp crystal of Amethyst accompanied by other smaller crystals in parallel growth. With deep and vivid violet color and very good transparency. The Amethysts from Amatitlán are different from those from Las Vigas, they are becoming harder and harder to find and are highly valued by collectors. This one is a very nice small Guerrero Amethyst at very good price.

 

Specimen size: 2.8 cm x  1.5 cm

 

Price: 85€ Available

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BH08 - Amethyst Quartz. Amatitlán, Eduardo Neri Municipality, Guerrero, Mexico.

Guerrero Amethyst
Guerrero Amethyst
Guerrero Amethyst
Guerrero Amethyst
Guerrero Amethyst
Guerrero Amethyst

 

Sharp crystals of Amethyst on matrix, not so usual for Guerrero. The crystals are completely transparent, with deep and vivid violet colors and very bright. The Amethysts from Amatitlán are different from those from Las Vigas, they are becoming harder and harder to find and highly valued by collectors. Very nice sample of Amethyst from Guerrero in very good condition at an excellent price.

 

Specimen size: 5 cm x  3 cm

 

Price: 170€ Available

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BH09 - Amethyst Quartz. Amatitlán, Eduardo Neri Municipality, Guerrero, Mexico.

Guerrero Amethyst
Guerrero Amethyst
Guerrero Amethyst
Guerrero Amethyst

 

Sharp crystal of Amethyst with excellent transparency and a pleasant color zoning with a deep purple core that gradates to a lighter color at the end. The Amethysts from Amatitlán are different from those from Las Vigas and are becoming harder and harder to find and are highly valued by the collectors. Fine small Guerrero Amethyst at an excellent price, without any noticiable damage.

 

Specimen size: 3.3 cm x  1.1 cm

 

Price: 50€ Available

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BH10 - Amethyst Quartz. Amatitlán, Eduardo Neri Municipality, Guerrero, Mexico.

Guerrero Amethyst
Guerrero Amethyst
Guerrero Amethyst
Guerrero Amethyst

 

Very sharp crystal of Amethyst completely transparent, very bright and with an excellent glossy purple color. The Amethysts from Amatitlán are different from those from Las Vigas and are becoming harder and harder to find and are highly valued by the collectors. This one is a very fine Guerrero Amethyst without damage and a pleasant color zoning with a deep purple core that gradates to a lighter color at the end. Much better in person. Watch the video.

 

Specimen size: 4 cm x  1.5 cm

 

Price: 180€ Available

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BH11 - Fluorite with Quartz. Huanggangliang mine, Chifeng, Inner Mongolia, China.

Chinese Fluorite
Chinese Fluorite
Chinese Fluorite
Fluorite
Fluorite
Fluorite

 

Cubic crystals of Fluorite, very sharp and with very well defined faces and edges. The crystals are transparent, very bright and with an intense green color. They are settled on a matrix composed of small Quartz crystals. The condition is very good as seen on video and photos. Better in person. Watch the video.

 

Specimen size: 5 cm x  4 cm

 

Price: 210€ Available

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BH12 - Fluorite. Yaogangxian mine, Yizhang, Chenzhou, Hunan, China.

Chinese Fluorite
Chinese Fluorite
Chinese Fluorite
Fluorite
Fluorite
Fluorite


 

Aesthetic group of cubic crystals of Fluorite, very sharp, bright, with very good transparency and with a beautiful and vivid blue color. The architecture of the piece is excellent and the color is intense. The piece will enhance any collection due to its beauty. In perfect condition, without damage.

 

Specimen size: 6 cm x  3.5 cm

 

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BH13 - Fluorite. Xianghuapu mine, Xianghualing mining area, Linwu County, Chenzhou, Hunan, China.

Chinese Fluorite
Chinese Fluorite
Chinese Fluorite
Fluorite
Fluorite
Fluorite

 

Group of very sharp cubic crystals of Fluorite, with good luster and an intense green color. Large aesthetic specimen in excellent condition. The Fluorite crystals are around 3 cm to 3.5 cm on edge.

 

Specimen size: 13 cm x  8 cm

 

Price: 490€ Available

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BH14 - Fluorite. Huanggang mine, Chifeng Prefecture, Inner Mongolia, China.

Red Fluorite China
Red Fluorite China
Red Fluorite China
Red Fluorite China
Red Fluorite China
Red Fluorite China

 

Octahedral crystal of Fluorite with nice red color and very well defined faces and edges. The combination of habit and color is one of the most sought after for this specie. With visible inclusions of Actinolite fibers. This kind of Fluorites has previously come from the Alps and also a few similar pieces from Pakistan. Excellent Fluorite from The Huanggang mine. No damage.

 

Crystal size: 3 cm x 3 cm

 

Price: 90€ Available

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BH15 - Fluorite. Xianghuapu mine, Xianghualing mining area, Linwu County, Chenzhou, Hunan, China.

Green Fluorite
Green Fluorite
Green Fluorite
Green Fluorite

Group of cubic Fluorite crystals, completely transparent and with visible inclusions of Calcite aggregates. The crystals are modified by dodecahedron faces. Uniform and excellent light green color that added to the transparency increases its beauty. A very nice specimen in excellent condition, no damage.

 

Specimen size: 8 cm x 4 cm

 

Price: 180€ Available

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BH16 - Fluorite. Xianghuapu mine, Xianghualing mining area, Linwu County, Chenzhou, Hunan, China.

Top Fluorite
Top Fluorite
Top Fluorite
Top Fluorite

Group of cubic crystals of Fluorite completely transparent, very bright and with an intense green color. The crystals are around 3.5 cm to 4 cm on the edge. The condition is very good as seen. The piece was attached to the matrix on the backside.

 

Specimen size: 12 cm x 10 cm

 

Price: 390€ Available

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BH17 - Cerussite. Nakhlak mine, Anarak District, Esfahan Province, Iran.

Cerussite Iran
Cerussite Iran
Cerussite
Cerussite

Aggregate of cyclic twins of Cerussite crystals forming reticulated clusters and disposed on matrix what it is very unusual. The Cerussite crystals have a very good brilliance and the aesthetic of this specimen is great. In very good condition.

 

Specimen size: 4.5 cm x 3.5 cm

 

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BH18 - Pyrargyrite. Proaño mine, Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico.

Pyrargirite
Pyrargirite
Pyrargirite
Pyrargirite

 

Well defined Pyrargyrite crystals which are very bright and with reddish reflections. In very good condition, without any noticiable damage. From an old find at this important classic locality. A very nice classic.

 

Specimen size:  2 cm x 2 cm

 

Price: 130€ Available

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BH19 - Pyrargyrite. Proaño mine, Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico

Pyrargirite
Pyrargirite
Pyrargirite
Pyrargirite

Aggregate of metallic crystals of Pyrargyrite with good luster and reddish reflections. In very good condition. From an old find at this important locality. Very good classic mineral at an excellent price.

 

Specimen size:  2 cm x 2 cm

 

Price: 80€ Available

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BH20 - Fluorapatite. Cerro del Mercado mine, Durango, Mexico.

Durango Apatite
Durango Apatite
Durango Apatite
Durango Apatite

 

Very well developed prismatic crystal of Fluorapatite implanted on a breccia matrix. Nice yellow color, good luster, nice aesthetic... It is in excellent condition, undamaged Apatite crystal. The crystal measures 3.5 cm x 2.5 cm.

 

Specimen size:  13 cm x  8  cm

 

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BH21 - Fluorapatite. Cerro del Mercado mine, Durango, Mexico.

Durango Apatite
Durango Apatite
Durango Apatite
Durango Apatite

Well formed prismatic crystals of Fluorapatite which are transparent and with a nice yellow color. On a matrix of Quartz Chalcedony. Very nice Apatite in excellent condition.

 

Specimen size:  6 cm x  4  cm

 

Price: 150€ Available

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BH22 - Sphalerite with Calcite. Stan Terg mine, Trepca Complex, Mitrovica, Kosovo

Sphalerite Kosovo
Sphalerite Kosovo
Sphalerite Kosovo
Sphalerite Kosovo

Group of well defined Sphalerite crystals with sharp faces and edges and very high brilliance, contrasting very well to the matrix of white Calcite. In excellent condition.

 

Specimen size:  6 cm x  4  cm

 

Price: 65€ Available

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