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TD0-FTLPyromorphite

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Daoping Mine, Gongcheng Co., Guilin Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China

Dimensions: 3.3 cm x 1.3 cm x 1.8 cm

Group of partially doubly terminated crystals with parallel growths and hollow terminations. They are bright and have a very intense and uniform grass green color.
The sample is from the Ignacio Gaspar Sintes collection.
Daoping Mine, Gongcheng, Guilin Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
Specimen size: 3.3 × 1.3 × 1.8 cm = 1.3” × 0.5” × 0.7”
Former collection of Ignacio Gaspar
NG48AH6
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http://ww      Photo ID: 914027     Uploaded by: Jordi Fabre   View Count: 3   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2727 x 3849 pixels (10.5 Mpix)

XHU-2D4Titanite

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Capelinha, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Dimensions: 2.7 cm x 1.5 cm x 0.7 cm

Very perfect floater with a very evident contact twin, transparent, bright and with a very intense and uniform color.
Capelinha, Jequitinhonha, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Specimen size: 2.7 × 1.5 × 0.7 cm = 1.1” × 0.6” × 0.3”
Former collection of José Luis Vallecillo
TE13AH6
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http://ww      Photo ID: 914024     Uploaded by: Jordi Fabre   View Count: 10   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2389 x 2678 pixels (6.4 Mpix)

169-2WTCuprite

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Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Dimensions: 5.8 cm x 5.5 cm x 2.9 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 0.4 cm

Druse of very sharp cubo-octahedral crystals that are bright, have very intense reddish reflections and are partially coated by small Cerussite crystals.
The sample is from the Chris Amo collection.
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
Specimen size: 5.8 × 5.5 × 2.9 cm = 2.3” × 2.2” × 1.1”
Main crystal size: 0.4 × 0.3 cm = 0.2” × 0.1”
TF99AH6
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http://ww      Photo ID: 914022     Uploaded by: Jordi Fabre   View Count: 13   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3161 x 2416 pixels (7.6 Mpix)

XRK-4J7Smithsonite

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Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Dimensions: 5.3 cm x 3.9 cm x 3 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 1 cm

Druse of Smithsonite crystals on matrix. They have the dominant form of a rhombohedron, with very well defined faces and edges and a soft orange color due to the presence of cadmium. This cadmian Smithsonite variety is surely the rarest found at Tsumeb.
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
Specimen size: 5.3 × 3.9 × 3 cm = 2.1” × 1.5” × 1.2”
Main crystal size: 1 × 1 cm = 0.4” × 0.4”
TP50AH6
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http://ww      Photo ID: 914018     Uploaded by: Jordi Fabre   View Count: 9   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3431 x 2650 pixels (9.1 Mpix)

D5D-9JXGrandidierite, Feldspar Group, Quartz

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Tranomaro Commune, Amboasary Sud District, Anosy Region, Tuléar Province, Madagascar

Dimensions: 7.5 cm x 4.8 cm x 3.2 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 5.1 cm

Group of Grandidierite crystals on matrix, one of them clearly dominant and very large for the species. The crystals, unusually well defined, are translucent and have a uniform and intense bluish-green color. The main crystal has a rough termination but it is complete, as the detailed image shows. The sample has great quality for this rare silicate.
Tranomaro Commune, Tranomaro-Maromby area, Amboasary District, Anosy Region (Fort Dauphin Region), Toliara Province (Tuléar), Madagascar
Found in 02-06/2017
Specimen size: 7.5 × 4.8 × 3.2 cm = 3.0” × 1.9” × 1.3”
Main crystal size: 5.1 × 2.4 cm = 2.0” × 0.9”
TD86AH6
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http://ww      Photo ID: 914015     Uploaded by: Jordi Fabre   View Count: 25   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3844 x 2672 pixels (10.3 Mpix)

2L3-KJKLepidolite, Elbaite

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Naipa mine, Alto Ligonha District, Zambezia Province, Mozambique

Dimensions: 9.8 cm x 3.3 cm x 3.1 cm

A novelty at Munich 2017. Lepidolite (series) pseudomorphous after a single Elbaite (rubellite variety) crystal with visible parallel growths. The Elbaite is visible on the base where it is translucent with an intense pink color and rich in channels and other dissolution forms.
Naipa Mine, Alto Ligonha District, Zambezia Province, Mozambique
Found in 07/2017
Specimen size: 9.8 × 3.3 × 3.1 cm = 3.9” × 1.3” × 1.2”
NG69AH6
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C81-X8CRubellite

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Malkhan pegmatite field, Krasnyi Chikoy, Chitinskaya Oblast, Zabaykalsky Krai, Russia

Dimensions: 7.8 cm x 4 cm x 2.7 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 6.9 cm

Two single Elbaite (rubellite variety) crystals, one of them doubly terminated and hemihedral. The crystals are with Albite and tabular Muscovite crystals and are translucent with an intense reddish-pink color with stripes of slightly yellowish shades.
Malkhan (Malchan), Krasnyi Chikoy, Chitinskaya Oblast', Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye), East Siberia Region, Russia
Specimen size: 7.8 × 4 × 2.7 cm = 3.1” × 1.6” × 1.1”
Main crystal size: 6.9 × 2 cm = 2.7” × 0.8”
EX74AH6
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http://ww      Photo ID: 914005     Uploaded by: Jordi Fabre   View Count: 5   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2927 x 2638 pixels (7.7 Mpix)

LW0-8Y4Mimetite (Var: Campylite)

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Dry Gill Mine, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK

Dimensions: 8.9 cm x 4.4 cm x 3.8 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 0.3 cm

Groups, on matrix, of barrel-shaped crystals with very pronounced curvatures of faces and edges that give the crystals an almost globular shape. They have a very intense orange color, are very bright and they came from the most well-known locality for this variety.
Dry Gill Mine, Caldbeck Fells, former Cumberland, Cumbria England, United Kingdom
Specimen size: 8.9 × 4.4 × 3.8 cm = 3.5” × 1.7” × 1.5”
Main crystal size: 0.3 × 0.3 cm = 0.1” × 0.1”
ER13AH6
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http://ww      Photo ID: 914003     Uploaded by: Jordi Fabre   View Count: 43   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3023 x 2331 pixels (7.0 Mpix)

WHX-LMWMontroseite

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Prachovice, Pardubice Region, Czech Republic

Dimensions: 3.5 cm x 1.6 cm x 1.4 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 0.2 cm

Druse, on matrix, of acicular crystals of Montroseite, a rare iron and vanadium hydroxide, that are bright and have a very dark, almost black, green color.
Prachovice, Pardubice Region, Bohemia, Czech Republic
Found in 2005
Specimen size: 3.5 × 1.6 × 1.4 cm = 1.4” × 0.6” × 0.6”
Main crystal size: 0.2 × 0.1 cm = 0.1” × 0.0”
EH66AH6
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http://ww      Photo ID: 914001     Uploaded by: Jordi Fabre   View Count: 20   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3850 x 2483 pixels (9.6 Mpix)

65V-YD8Arsenopyrite, Pyrite, Fluorapatite, Siderite

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Panasqueira Mines, Covilhã, Castelo Branco District, Portugal

Dimensions: 20 cm x 13.5 cm x 7.5 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 1.7 cm

Unusually individualized Arsenopyrite crystals, elongated with very well defined faces and edges and implanted on a matrix coated by tabular, transparent, Fluorapatite crystals, also with clear Quartz crystals, groups of lenticular Siderite crystals and Pyrite microcrystals.
Minas da Panasqueira, Aldeia de São Francisco de Assis, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Cova da Beira, Centro, Portugal.
Former collection of José Luis Vallecillo
Fluorapatite intense fluorescence short UV & fluorescent long UV.
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http://ww      Photo ID: 913996     Uploaded by: Jordi Fabre   View Count: 15   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3735 x 2688 pixels (10.0 Mpix)
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