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7F0-UGKChrysocolla, Malachite, Heterogenite

Mindingi Mine, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo

Dimensions: 115 mm x 52 mm x 28 mm

Botryoidal Chrysocolla, Heterogenite and crystallized Malachite on banded Malachite.

Ex. A. Moors Collection (BE).
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0VG-9K2Aurichalcite, Hemimorphite, Smithsonite

Multiple photos available
Kipushi Mine, Kipushi, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo

Dimensions: 80 mm x 48 mm x 45 mm

Acicular Aurichalcite crystals on Hemimorphite.

Collected in the 1950's.

Ex. A. Moors Collection (BE).
Copyright: © Price Down Minerals      Photo ID: 643481     Uploaded by: Iván Blanco (PDM)   View Count: 233   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1500 x 1000 pixels (1.5 Mpix)

4F8-NDQGalena, Sphalerite

Multiple photos available
Kengere Mine, Kolwezi mining district, Lualaba, DR Congo

Dimensions: 88 mm x 65 mm x 40 mm

Bright Galena in Sphalerite.

Collected by A.Moors in the 1970's.

Ex. A. Moors Collection (BE).
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2XW-3CAArfvedsonite, Almandine, Calcite

Multiple photos available
Kamiaba, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo

Dimensions: 72 mm x 56 mm x 42 mm

Arfvedsonite crystals in a Almandine-Calcite-Quartz matrix.

Collected by A.Moors in the 1970's.

Ex. A. Moors Collection (BE).
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6HN-G60Renierite

Multiple photos available
Kipushi Mine, Kipushi, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo

Dimensions: 75 mm x 55 mm x 50 mm

Bright mass of Renierite from the type locality including other grey, black and purple sulfides (probably Briartite, Tennantite and Bornite).

Collected in the 1970's by A.Moors.

Ex. A.Moors Collection (BE).
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D3A-KD9Calcite

Multiple photos available
San Carlos mine, San Juan de Plan, Huesca, Aragón, Spain

Dimensions: 95 mm x 93 mm x 65 mm

Stalagmite composed of cobaltoan calcite. The hole where water was dropping is clearly visible. Old specimen, collected probably in the 1950's.

Ex G.Vogel Collection (NL), who bought it 1969.
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RA2-9WQAugelite, Quartz

Multiple photos available
Mundo Nuevo, Huamachuco, Sanchez Carrion Province, La Libertad, Peru

Dimensions: 140 mm x 130 mm x 95 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 13 mm

Tens of green augelite crystals in quartz, iluminated by short wave UV light.

The specimen is as it was found, it has not been cleaned.

Found in 12-13/april 2011.
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RW3-HMKAragonite, Calcite, Dolomite

Multiple photos available
Azcárate Quarry, Eugui, Esteríbar, Navarre, Spain

Field of View: 100 mm

Transparent acicular aragonite crystals on dolomite and calcite, iluminated with short wave UV light.

Found in 1991.
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11N-9AHAragonite

Multiple photos available
Azcárate Quarry, Eugui, Esteríbar, Navarre, Spain

Dimensions: 30 mm x 20 mm x 20 mm

Agregate of transparent acicular aragonite crystals under UV short waves.

Found in 1991.
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UYH-AEUCalcite, Quartz (Var: Amethyst)

Multiple photos available
Juchem Quarry, Niederwörresbach, Herrstein, Birkenfeld, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Field of View: 160 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 18 mm

Amethyst geode with crystallized calcite under medium wave UV light.

Collected by Gerard Vogel (NL) in 1976.
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