2018 October- second Mineral Update

 

 

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Note: Photos taken using white artificial light lamps and videos taked under daylight.

 

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AK01- Amethyst Quartz. Chibuku mine, Zambezi Valley, Zimbaue.

Moscona fluorite

Nice scepter of Amethyst Quartz coming from a not so usual locality. Transparent crystal with great color and brilliance. Watch video.

 

Specimen size: 5 cm x 2 cm

 

Price: 180€ Available

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AK02- Emerald with Calcite and Dolomite. Cosquez mine, Muzo, Boyacá, Colombia.

 

Moscona mine
Moscona fluorite
Moscona fluorite
Fluorite Moscona

A main biterminated cristal of Emerald is perched on a matrix composed of well formed crystals of Calcite and Dolomite. With very good transparency, vivid color and in excellent condition. Watch video.

 

Specimen size: 8 cm x 6 cm

 

Price: 240€ Available

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AK03- Fluorapatite on Quartz. Panasqueira mines, Aldeia de São Francisco de Assis, Covilha, Portugal.

 


A very well defined prismatic crystal of blue Fluorapatite with a nice color zoning is settled on a biterminated transparent crystal of Quartz. With coatings of Calcite as well. Outstanding Panasqueira specimen in excellent condition. Watch video.

 

Specimen size: 14 cm x 3 cm

 

Price: 630€ Available

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AK04- Fluorapatite with Quartz. Panasqueira mines, Aldeia de São Francisco de Assis, Covilha, Portugal.

 


A very eye-catching Panasqueira specimen. Group of lustrous prismatic crystals of Fluorapatite on a crystal of Quartz partiallly coated by Calcite. In excellent condition, without significant damage to report. Crystals with vivid green color and high luster. It stands perfectly for display and can be viewed from different sides. Watch video.

 

Specimen size: 6 cm x 5 cm

 

Price: 930€ Available

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AK05- Fluorite. Frunthorn, Lake Zervreila, Vals Valley, Grisons, Switzerland. 

 


A nice translucent Fluorite crystal is settled on a matrix on Feldspar and Quartz. The Fluorite shows an excellent raspberry color, with high luster and great contrast to the matrix. No damage. Watch video.

 

Specimen size: 3 cm x 2.5 cm

 

Price: 290€ Available

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AK06- Andradite var. Demantoid. Belqeys Mountains, Takab, West Azerbaijan Province, Iran.

 

Fluorite Moscona
Amazonite

Group of Demantoid garnets on matriz with very well defined faces and edges. Very nice forest-green color, high brilliance and great aesthetic. In excellent condition. Watch video.

 

Specimen size: 6 cm x 5 cm

 

Price: 230€ Available

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AK07- Pyrargirite with Calcite. Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico.

 

Amazonite
Amazonite

Sharp metallic-lustrous crystals of Pyrargyrite on matrix of white Calcite. The Pyrargyrite crystals have an intense red color with strong backlit. It can be displayed from both sides. Very nice small mineral specimen from a classic locality. In very good condition. Watch the video.

 

Specimen size: 2.5 cm x 2.5 cm

 

Price: 140€ Available

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AK08- Zircon. Seiland Island, Alta, Finnmark, Norway.


Fluorite Moscona
Fluorite Moscona
Moscona Fluorite
Fluorite Moscona

Gemmy lustrous crystal of Zircon with very well defined faces and edges. It is disposed on a matrix of shiny Biotite. It has a very good transparency as seen on the video below. From an old find in Norway. Seiland Island is well-known for the high quality Zircon specimens and this one is an excellent one that upholds the tradition of the quality. Lustrous faces, transparent crystal, very good aesthetic... Just watch video.

 

Specimen size: 5 cm x 5 cm

 

Price: 350€ Available

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AK09- Wulfenite. Stone Crack mine, Kurugtag Mountains, Xinjiang, China.

 

Fluorite La Viesca
La Viesca Fluorite

La Viesca Fluorite
La Viesca mine

Nice Wulfenite specimen formed by a group of tabular crystals scattered over the front of a Gossan matrix. The crystals have a deep orange color with high brilliance. In excellent condition as seen. Watch video.

 

Specimen size:  4.5 cm x 4 cm

 

Price: SOLD

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AK10 - Sphalerite. Troya mine, Mutiloa, Guipuzcoa, Spain.

 

Fluorite from La Viesca mine
Fluorite La Viesca
La Viesca mine Fluorite

Cluster of small crystals of Sphalerite with glossy color and very good transparency. It shows well all around. No damage. Watch video below.

 

Specimen size: 4 cm x 3 cm

 

Price: SOLD

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AK11- Anatase. Kharan Mountains, Balochistan, Pakistan.

 

Rogerley mine Fluorite
Fluorite Diana Maria mine

Nice crystal of Anatase with well defined faces and edges disposed on a matrix of small Albite crystals. Watch video. 

 

Specimen size:  4 cm x 2 cm

 

Price: 40€ Available

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AK12- Topaz. Shigar Valley, Skardu, Pakistan.

 

Manganocalcite
Mangano calcite
Manganocalcite

Gemmy crystal of Topaz with a nice color and completely transparent. In fine condition. Watch video. 


Specimen size:  4.5 cm x  3 cm

 

Price: 220€ Available

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AK13 - Cerussite. Ojuela mine, Mapimí, Durango, Mexico.

 

topaz Mexico
Powellite
topaz mexico

A number of sharp smokey Cerussite crystals on matrix coming from the Ojuela mine. The Cerussite specimens are very difficult to find in this mine. Only a few crystals on one edge show some damage but most of the Cerussite crystals are in excellent condition. Watch video.

 

Specimen size:  6.5 cm x 4 cm

 

Price: 90€ Available

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