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Crystal Classics - Weekly Update

11th January 2019

This weeks update features a very pretty and colourful selection of specimens from various worldwide localities:

- Beautiful and classic bipyramidal lustrous crystals of Wulfenite measuring to over 1cm are delightfully arranged over bluish-green Malachite from the Tsumeb mine in Namibia

- A superb crystallised Azurite from the Milpillas mine, Mexico, displaying a brilliant high lustre and fabulous colour, from electric blue to an intense dark royal blue

- A magnificent, well terminated crystal of Stibnite from the world-famous Ichinokawa mine in Japan, measuring to over 10cm long and with a slight bend. A truly classic specimen

- An absolutely superb yellow-green Adamite that probably surfaced in the 1970s from the Ojuela mine in Mexico. The stunning botryoidal and lustrous acidic lime-green Adamite mostly fills a cavity in a typical red-brown Goethite rich gossan

- A remarkable specimen of Cuprite with crystals measuring to 1.5cm, form rich dark maroon-red ribbons that contrast superbly against turquoise-powder-blue Chrysocolla. From the famous Mashamba West mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo

- Excellent gemmy blue to green intergrown cubic Fluorite crystals measuring to 1.8cm display beautiful colour zoning from the Okorusu mine, Namibia

- A very fine specimen of rich, deep gemmy pink Roselite crystals, concentrated in two cavities on a pastel pink Dolomite matrix. With crystalline to botryoidal Austinite and minute golden-brown crystals of Cobaltlotharmeyerite from the Aghbar mine, Morocco

With many more specimens to see, visit the website for the full update.


Adamite

Stibnite

Azurite

Roselite

Wulfenite

Cuprite

Fluorite
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