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New mineral specimens from the Panasqueira mines, 2017 October

 

New selection of mineral specimens from the world famous Panasqueira mines in Portugal. As usual we have posted beside the photos of each mineral specimen a video for a much better characterization and visualization of the piece.

 

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

 

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Fine Mineral specimens for collection, MChMinerals

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AC01 - Fluorapatite with Quartz. Panasqueira mines, Aldeia de Sao Francisco de Assis, Covilha, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

 

Fluorapatite with Quartz
Panasqueira mines


 

Prysmatic crystal of lilac Fluorapatite perched on a matrix of Quartz crystals. Aesthetic Panasqueira mineral specimen in very good condition. Good transparency, excellent lilac color. A very scarce and difficult to find Panasqueira Fluorapatite. Watch the video.

 

Specimen size: 6 cm x  4 cm

 

Price: Sold

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AC05 - Fluorapatite. Panasqueira mines, Aldeia de Sao Francisco de Assis, Covilha, Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Fluorapatite
Panasqueira mines

 

Cluster of lilac Fluorapatite crystals. The Apatites show a beautiful lilac color under incandescent light and light blue-purple color in conditions of natural light. This one is an usual feature of this kind of Panasqueira Fluorapatites. The crystals are translucent to transparent and show a strong fluorescence with ultraviolet light. Aesthetic Panasqueira specimen. Watch video. 

 

Specimen size: 4 cm x  2 cm

 

Price: Sold

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AC06 - Cassiterite with Arsenopyrite. Panasqueira mines, Aldeia de Sao Francisco de Assis, Covilha, Castelo Branco, Portugal.


Cassiterite with Arsenopyrite
Panasqueira mines


 

Great Cassiterite specimen from the Panasqueira mines. It consists of a flawless Cassiterite crystal with very well defined faces and edges and glossy color. Some portions of the crystal shows good transparency. On a matrix of Arsenopyrite and Chalcopyrite. Very good Cassiterite. Watch video.

 

Specimen size: 5 cm x  3.5 cm

 

Price: 150€ Available

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AC10- Fluorapatite, Ferberite, Cassiterite and Quartz. Panasqueira mines, Aldeia de Sao Francisco de Assis, Covilha, Castelo Branco, Portugal.


Fluorapatite, Ferberite, Cassiterite and Quartz
Panasqueira mines

 

Stunning combination specimen from the world famous Panasqueira mines. It comprises a fine lilac Fluorapatite crystal with very good transparency. It is settled on a lustrous crystal of Ferberite with Cassiterite and Quartz. The specimen is in very good condition. The upper face of the Fluorapatite has a minor chipping that it does not detract from the quality. The Fluorapatite shows a strong fluorescence with UV. Watch video.

 

Specimen size: 6 cm x  5 cm

 

Price: 380€ Available

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