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P70-8U2Celestine

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Sakoany deposit, Katsepy Commune, Mitsinjo District, Boeny, Madagascar

Dimensions: 12.5 cm x 8.1 cm x 6.8 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 2.5 cm

Druse of Celestine crystals very rich in faces that are very well defined with sharp edges, extraordinarily transparent and bright and with an intense sky blue color. Of a great quality for Madagascar.
Sakoany deposit, Katsepy Commune, Mitsinjo District, Boeny Region, Mahajanga (Majunga) Province, Madagascar
Specimen size: 12.5 × 8.1 × 6.8 cm = 4.9” × 3.2” × 2.7”
Main crystal size: 2.5 × 0.7 cm = 1.0” × 0.3”
Former collection of Raúl Sanabria
EH89AI8
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http://ww      Photo ID: 942817     Uploaded by: Jordi Fabre   View Count: 9   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3784 x 2620 pixels (9.9 Mpix)

XCK-1GEMalachite

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Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi District, Lualaba, DR Congo

Dimensions: 7 cm x 4.6 cm x 3.2 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 1.3 cm

Malachite Druse of very well defined primary Malachite crystals that are rich with polycrystalline growths that are bright and have a very deep color. We note that, curiously, the Congo is not well known for its primary Malachite specimens.
The sample is from the A.J. & S. Koster collections and, previously, it was in the Gilbert Gauthier collection.
Mashamba West Mine, Kolwezi District, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Congo DR (Zaire)
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http://ww      Photo ID: 942812     Uploaded by: Jordi Fabre   View Count: 6   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2594 x 3460 pixels (9.0 Mpix)

R9E-2LATantalite-(Mn), Lepidolite, Elbaite

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Naipa mine, Alto Ligonha District, Zambezia Province, Mozambique

Dimensions: 7.8 cm x 2.6 cm x 2.4 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 0.7 cm

Isolated Tantalite-(Mn) crystals with very well defined faces and edges, translucent with a very vivid red color and implanted on a Lepidolite (after Elbaite) crystal with a fibrous aspect, also with Feldspar.
This sample has been referenced and figured as a novelty in Ste. Marie 2017, in the magazine "Le Règne Minéral" (Num. 144. 2018; page 36)
Naipa Mine, Alto Ligonha District, Zambezia Province, Mozambique
Found in 07/2017
Specimen size: 7.8 × 2.6 × 2.4 cm = 3.1” × 1.0” × 0.9”
Main crystal size: 0.7 × 0.4 cm = 0.3” × 0.2”
NV69AI8
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QD2-P9QDravite

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Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mts, Simanjiro District, Manyara Region, Tanzania

Dimensions: 4.7 cm x 1.6 cm x 1.5 cm

Floater parallel aggregate of doubly terminated Dravite crystals that are between transparent and translucent, very bright, with inclusions and that have a uniform dark brown color.
Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mountains, Simanjiro District, Manyara Region, Tanzania
Specimen size: 4.7 × 1.6 × 1.5 cm = 1.9” × 0.6” × 0.6”
John S. White mineral reserve
TD47AI8
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HTJ-5D7Spessartine, Kyanite, Muscovite

Sangulungulu Hill, Naan village, Loliondo, Ngorongoro district, Arusha region, Tanzania

Dimensions: 3 cm x 2.5 cm x 1.7 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 1.6 cm

Group of trapezohedral Spessartine crystals with very well defined faces and edges, with a very intense orange color and on orange Kyanite with small Muscovite crystals.
Sangulungulu Hill (Nani Hill), Naan village, Loliondo, Ngorongoro District, Arusha Region, Tanzania
Specimen size: 3 × 2.5 × 1.7 cm = 1.2” × 1.0” × 0.7”
Main crystal size: 1.6 × 1.5 cm = 0.6” × 0.6”
John S. White mineral reserve
TG66AI8
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JDK-D42Fluorite

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Sidi Ayed, Boulemane Province, Fès-Meknès Region, Morocco

Dimensions: 7.3 cm x 6.5 cm x 4.4 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 3.7 cm

A novelty at Munich 2017. Aggregate of very sharp Fluorite crystals, translucent, with an intense yellow color and with white inclusions at the center of the faces. The sample is from a very recent find at the Sidi Ayad area.
Sidi Ayad (Sidi Ayed), Boulemane Province, Fès-Meknès Region, Morocco
Found in 2018
Specimen size: 7.3 × 6.5 × 4.4 cm = 2.9” × 2.6” × 1.7”
Main crystal size: 3.7 × 3.2 cm = 1.5” × 1.3”
Fluorescent long & short UV
MR96AI8
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http://ww      Photo ID: 942799     Uploaded by: Jordi Fabre   View Count: 3   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2829 x 2609 pixels (7.4 Mpix)

W3X-HL3Fluorite

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Sidi Ayed, Boulemane Province, Fès-Meknès Region, Morocco

Dimensions: 7.3 cm x 5.2 cm x 4.4 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 3.1 cm

A novelty at Munich 2018. Aggregate of very sharp Fluorite crystals, translucent, with an intense yellow color and with white inclusions at the center of the faces. The sample is from a very recent find at the Sidi Ayad area.
Sidi Ayad (Sidi Ayed), Boulemane Province, Fès-Meknès Region, Morocco
Found in 2018
Specimen size: 7.3 × 5.2 × 4.4 cm = 2.9” × 2.0” × 1.7”
Main crystal size: 3.1 × 2.7 cm = 1.2” × 1.1”
Fluorescent long & short UV
MT96AI8
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http://ww      Photo ID: 942795     Uploaded by: Jordi Fabre   View Count: 4   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3283 x 2660 pixels (8.7 Mpix)

FDU-717Roselite

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Agoudal Mines, Agoudal, Bou Azzer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco

Dimensions: 3.8 cm x 3 cm x 1 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 0.2 cm

Druse, on matrix, of sharp lenticular Roselite crystals that are translucent, very bright with a deep, vivid and uniform color and they are on matrix.
Agoudal Mines, Agoudal, Bou Azzer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Drâa Region, Morocco
Found in 07/2018
Specimen size: 3.8 × 3 × 1 cm = 1.5” × 1.2” × 0.4”
Main crystal size: 0.2 × 0.2 cm = 0.1” × 0.1”
MM86AI8
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http://ww      Photo ID: 942791     Uploaded by: Jordi Fabre   View Count: 4   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3540 x 2848 pixels (10.1 Mpix)

Q1R-JQ0Cassiterite, Feldspar Group, Muscovite

Multiple photos available
Merekski ore District, Bureya Massif, Khabarovsk Krai, Russia

Dimensions: 6.5 cm x 4.5 cm x 3.4 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 1.7 cm

Twinned Cassiterite crystals with very well defined parallel growths. They are between transparent and translucent, very bright, have a dark brown color with golden reflections, and they are on matrix, with Muscovite and a white Albite crystal. Exceptional for the locality.
Merekski District, Bureya Massif, Khabarovskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia
Specimen size: 6.5 × 4.5 × 3.4 cm = 2.6” × 1.8” × 1.3”
Main crystal size: 1.7 × 1.5 cm = 0.7” × 0.6”
EH93AI8
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http://ww      Photo ID: 942785     Uploaded by: Jordi Fabre   View Count: 9   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3932 x 2705 pixels (10.6 Mpix)

0NP-WFCCalcite

Multiple photos available
Verkhnii Mine, Dalnegorsk, Dalnegorsk Urban District, Primorsky Krai, Russia

Dimensions: 9.6 cm x 5.8 cm x 6 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 9.6 cm

Group of Calcite crystals with very well defined faces and edges and with the clearly dominant scalenohedron but very rich in other minor forms. The crystals are of great quality and are transparent and very bright.
The sample is from the Jordi Vilallonga collection.
Verkhnii Mine, Dalnegorsk, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia
Found in 1992
Specimen size: 9.6 × 5.8 × 6 cm = 3.8” × 2.3” × 2.4”
Main crystal size: 9.6 × 4.5 cm = 3.8” × 1.8”
Very fluorescent long & short UV
Former collection of Jordi Vilallonga
MB29AI8
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http://ww      Photo ID: 942782     Uploaded by: Jordi Fabre   View Count: 2   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2611 x 3529 pixels (9.2 Mpix)
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