New selection of nice Panasqueira specimens and excellent Vivianites from the Rosia Poieni mine, Romania

New mineral edition with a selection of very nice mineral specimens from the Panasqueira mines including some high quality Fluorites as well as other great combination specimens. We have also added a mineralogical novelty, the new Vivianites from the Rosia Poieni mine in Romania. The Rosia Poieni ore deposit represents the largest Cu-Au porphyry structure in the Metaliferi Mountains. The Vivianite crystals grow along thin fissures in silicified, dark-grey microdiorite rocks or refilling cleveage planes in hydrotermalized Cretaceous sedimentary rocks. The color, luster and transparency of the Vivianite crystals are incredible. One of the most relevant and the most important discoveries in Europe since decades.

 

As usual we have posted beside the photos of each specimen a video for a much better characterization and visualization of the piece. Please, don't hesitate to contact us for any inquiry or question.

 

Note: Photos taken using white light lamps and videos in conditions of natural light. 

 

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AV02 - Vivianite. Rosia Poieni mine, Muska, Alba, Romania.

Romania Vivianite
Romania Vivianite
Romania Vivianite
Vivianite Romania
Vivianite Romania
Vivianite Romania

Group of terminated and very well formed translucent crystals of Vivianite, up to 3 cm in height, with intense green color. On a matrix with small crystals of Pyrite. Very aesthetic specimen in perfect condition, without damage. A mineralogical novelty. One of the most relevant and the most important discoveries in entire Europe since decades. Video taken in natural light and photos using white light lamps.

 

Specimen size:  5 cm x  3.5 cm x 2 cm

 

Price: 300€ Available

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Fine Mineral specimens for collection, MChMinerals

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AV04 - Vivianite. Rosia Poieni mine, Muska, Alba, Romania.

Romania Vivianite
Romania Vivianite
Romania Vivianite
Vivianite Romania
Vivianite Romania
Vivianite Romania

Aerial lustrous crystal of Vivianite with gem quality. It is completely transparent and shows a glossy green emerald color. On matrix of a dark-grey Diorite rock. Very nice new find from Romania, one of the most relevant and the most important discoveries in Europe since decades. No damage. Video taken in natural light and photos using white light lamps.

 

Specimen size:  6 cm x  3 cm x 2 cm

Crystal size: 3.5 cm x 1.5 cm

 

Price: 270€ Available

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AV06 - Vivianite. Rosia Poieni mine, Muska, Alba, Romania.

Fluorite,Panasqueira mines
Erythrite
Fluorite,Panasqueira mines
Erythrite
Erythrite
Erythrite

Fantastic Vivianite specimen from the new find in Romania. Glossy well formed crystals in parallel growth forming a thick specimen in a matrix of Diorite rock. The dimension, the quality, the brilliance and the deep green color are fantastic. Great Vivianite specimen without damage. One of the most relevant and the most important discoveries in Europe since decades. Video taken in natural light and photos using white light lamps.

 

Specimen size:  7.5 cm x  4 cm x 3 cm

 

Price: 480€ Available

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AV09 - Vivianite. Rosia Poieni mine, Muska, Alba, Romania.

Erythrite
Fluorite,Panasqueira mines
Fluorite,Panasqueira mines
Erythrite
Erythrite
Erythrite

Aesthetic Vivianite specimen composed of a group of lustrous crystals with high transparency, strong brilliance and a pleasing and intense emerald green color. The Vivianite crystals grew into a matrix of Diorite rock. Specimen in perfect condition, without damage. One of the most relevant and the most important discoveries in Europe since decades. Video taken in natural light and photos using white light lamps.

 

Specimen size:  6 cm x  3.5 cm x 2.5 cm

 

Price: 250€ Available

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Fine minerals for collectors for sale, MChMinerals

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AV11- Fluorite, Ferberite and Chalcopyrite. Panasqueira mines, Aldeia de Sao Francisco de Assis, Covilha, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Panasqueira mines Fluorite
Panasqueira mines Fluorite
Panasqueira Fluorite
Panasqueira Ferberite

Another fantastic combination specimen from the Panasqueira mines. Group of Ferberite crystals with very well defined faces and edges and high brilliance. A large Fluorite crystal with an octahedral shape, uncommom at Panasqueira, is perched at the center of the specimen. It has a very nice color and contrast strongly to the black matrix of Ferberite. It is also present a group of very well developed crystals of Chalcopyrite. Great Panasqueira specimen in perfect condition. Video taken in natural light and photos using white light lamps.

 

Specimen size:  7 cm x  6 cm x 6 cm

Fluorite crystal size: 3 cm x 2.8 cm

 

Price: 750€ Available

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AV12- Fluorite and Quartz. Panasqueira mines, Aldeia de Sao Francisco de Assis, Covilha, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Panasqueira mines Fluorite
Panasqueira mines Fluorite
Panasqueira Fluorite
Panasqueira Ferberite

Group of Fluorite crystals with an octahedral shape, very uncommon for the Panasqueira mines, with a nice lilac color and are implanted on a matrix of Quartz crystals coated by Chlorite. Fluorites from Panasqueira, considered rare some time ago, is currently a more common species sometimes as elegant as this one. Aesthetic specimen in excellent condition. Video taken in natural light and photos using white light lamps.

 

Specimen size:  8 cm x  4 cm x 3 cm

Fluorite cluster size: 4 cm x 2 cm

 

Price: 300€ Available

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AV13- Fluorapatite and Ferberite. Panasqueira mines, Aldeia de Sao Francisco de Assis, Covilha, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Lilac Apatite
Panasqueira Apatite
Purple Apatite

Very good example of the fame of the Panasqueira Fluorapatites. This aesthetic specimen comprises several crystals of Fluorapatite, one of them clearly dominant, and are settled on a lustrous crystal of Ferberite. The Fluorapatites have a pleasing color zoning showing lilac hues depending on the light conditions, as ususal in the Panasqueira Apatites. Stunning Panasqueira specimen in excellent condition. Video taken in natural light and photos using white light lamps.

 

Specimen size:  6 cm x  5 cm x 3.5 cm

Main Apatite crystal size: 3.5 cm x 1.5 cm x 1.5 cm

 

Price: Available

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AV17- Cassiterite, Arsenopyrite and Schorl. Panasqueira mines, Aldeia de Sao Francisco de Assis, Covilha, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Panasqueira mines Apatite
Panasqueira mines Cassiterite
Panasqueira Cassiterite
Panasqueira apatite

Cyclic twinned crystals with sharp and very well defined faces and edges. They are extraordinarily bright and are on a matrix with Siderite, Arsenopyrite and needles of Schorl Tourmaline. A fine sample in perfect condition. Video taken in natural light and photos using white light lamps.

 

Specimen size: 5 cm x  4 cm x 3 cm

 

Price: 220€ Available

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