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DNJ-YJ1Powellite Ca(MoO4) , Fluorapophyllite-(K) KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH)·8H2O

Multiple photos available
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Nashik District, Maharashtra, India

Dimensions: 50 mm x 101 mm x 91 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 10 mm

Very sharp bipyramidal Powellite crystals in parallel growth, translucent with a cream color. They are on a basalt matrix with doubly terminated white Fluorapophyllite-(K).
Nashik District (Nasik), Maharashtra, India
Specimen size: 5.0 × 10.1 × 9.1 cm = 1.97” × 3.98” × 3.58”
Main crystal size: 1.0 × 1.3 cm = 0.39” × 0.51”
3M47 (from Express Minerals)
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4RU-UAJWulfenite Pb(MoO4)

Multiple photos available
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Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Mapimí Municipality, Durango, Mexico

Dimensions: 56 mm x 39 mm x 36 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 13 mm

Wulfenite crystals formed by the prism and the terminal pinacoid, some of them doubly terminated, deep yellow color and implanted on a limonitic matrix.
Ojuela Mine, level 6, San Juan Poniente, Mapimí, Municipio Mapimí, Durango, Mexico
Found in 2008
Specimen size: 5.6 ×3.9 × 3.6 cm = 2.20” × 1.54” × 1.42”
Main crystal size: 1.3 × 0.5 cm = 0.51” × 0.20”
2M13 (from Express Minerals)
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EET-61AVillamaninite (Cu,Ni,Co,Fe)S2 , Calcite CaCO3

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Providencia Mine, Villanueva de Pontedo, Cármenes, León, Castile and Leon, Spain

Dimensions: 15 mm x 16 mm x 12 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 5 mm

Octahedral crystals, one of them clearly dominant, of Villamaninite. The crystals are firmly seated in their Calcite matrix. Found in the area of the Providencia Mine, the type locality for the species.
Providencia Mine (La Divina Providencia), La Foceja, Villanueva de Pontedo, Cármenes (Villamanín), Comarca Los Argüellos, León, Castile and León, Spain
Found in 2010-2011
Specimen size: 1.5 × 1.6 × 1.2 cm = 0.59” × 0.63” × 0.47”
Main crystal size: 0.5 × 0.3 cm = 0.20” × 0.12”
Type locality
3N09 (from Express Minerals)
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P2Q-HQ3Villamaninite (Cu,Ni,Co,Fe)S2 , Calcite CaCO3

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Providencia Mine, Villanueva de Pontedo, Cármenes, León, Castile and Leon, Spain

Dimensions: 16 mm x 30 mm x 23 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 3 mm

Octahedral crystals, one of them clearly dominant, of Villamanínite. The crystals are firmly seated in the Calcite matrix. Found in the area of the La Divina Providencia Mine, the type locality for the species.
Providencia Mine (La Divina Providencia), La Foceja, Villanueva de Pontedo, Cármenes (Villamanín), Comarca Los Argüellos, León, Castile and León, Spain
Found in 2010-2011
Specimen size: 1.6 × 3.0 × 2.3 cm = 0.63” × 1.18” × 0.91”
Main crystal size: 0.3 × 0.2 cm = 0.12” × 0.08”
Type locality
1N06 (from Express Minerals)
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YPN-VEVStibnite Sb2S3 , Calcite CaCO3

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Băiuț, Maramureș, Romania

Dimensions: 49 mm x 52 mm x 45 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 13 mm

Aggregate of very bright Stibnite crystals on a Calcite matrix, with very well defined faces and edges and showing the characteristic habit of the Stibnite crystals from this mine, very short, flattened and with excellent terminations. They are on a Calcite matrix.
Baiut, Maramures, Romania
Found in 1970
Specimen size: 4.9 × 5.2 × 4.5 cm = 1.93” × 2.05” × 1.77”
Main crystal size: 1.3 × 0.55 cm = 0.51” × 0.22”
1E06 (from Express Minerals)
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8CM-757Stibnite Sb2S3

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Dahegou Mine, Lushi County, Sanmenxia, Henan, China

Dimensions: 180 mm x 45 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 180 mm

Very elongated Stibnite crystal with polycrystalline growths, perfect termination and an intense metallic luster. There's a slight twist in the upper part of the crystal.
Dahegou Mine, Lushi, Sanmenxia Prefecture, Henan Province, China
Found in 1995
Specimen size: 18.0 × 4.5 cm = 7.09” × 1.77”
Main crystal size: 18.0 × 2.4 cm = 7.09” × 0.94”
Former collection of James Catmur
4J88 (from Express Minerals)
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TMH-WJRSiderite FeCO3 , Dolomite CaMg(CO3)2 , Quartz SiO2

Multiple photos available
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La Mure coal mines, Susville, Isère, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Dimensions: 50 mm x 37 mm x 32 mm

Sharp rhombohedral crystals of Dolomite, twinned, accompanied by lenticular crystals of light brown Siderite with very marked edges, in a matrix carpeted with water-clear crystals of Quartz.
La Mure coal Mines, La Mure, Matheysine-Trièves, Grenoble, Isère, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Found in 1994
Specimen size: 5.0 × 3.7 × 3.2 cm = 1.97” × 1.46” × 1.26”
2L14 (from Express Minerals)
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CXE-KYWShattuckite Cu5(Si2O6)2(OH)2 , Malachite Cu2(CO3)(OH)2

Multiple photos available
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Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia

Dimensions: 75 mm x 45 mm x 30 mm

Fine botryoidal Shattuckite aggregate, with a felted surface and a uniform color, with deep blue borders, that include deep green malachite acicular crystals.
Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
Found in 2009
Specimen size: 7.5 × 4.5 × 3.0 cm = 2.95” × 1.77” × 1.18”
2T26 (from Express Minerals)
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MKC-XNNRhodonite CaMn3Mn[Si5O15] , Galena PbS

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Broken Hill, Broken Hill district, Yancowinna Co., New South Wales, Australia

Dimensions: 70 mm x 69 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 51 mm

A classic stout prismatic, deep red Rhodonite crystal from the classic locality at Broken Hill, Australia. The crystal is well formed, with distinct faces, embedded on a crystalline Galena matrix.
Broken Hill, Yancowinna County, New South Wales, Australia
Specimen size: 7.0 × 6.9 cm = 2.76” × 2.72”
Main crystal size: 5.1 × 1.8 cm = 2.01” × 0.71”
4M06 (from Express Minerals)
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X7A-9DFPseudomalachite Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4

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Miguel Vacas Mine, Conceição, Vila Viçosa, Évora, Portugal

Dimensions: 30 mm x 53 mm

Microcrystalline growths on matrix of this relatively rare phosphate. Its green color is quite variable, darker when more crystalline. The specimen is very rich in Pseudomalachite.
Miguel Vacas Mine, Pardais and Conceição Parish, Vila Viçosa, Évora District, Portugal
Found in 1997
Specimen size: 3.0 × 5.3 cm = 1.18” × 2.09”
3W08 (from Express Minerals)
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