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1K3-6TCPiemontite {Ca2}{Al2Mn3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

Multiple photos available
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Cap Garonne Mine, Le Pradet, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

Dimensions: 21 mm x 18 mm x 15 mm
Largest Crystal Size: 0.1 mm

Dark red piemontite crystal (new for the locality.)
Analyzed specimen by Raman Spectroscopy (see copy attached)
Photo ID: 797966     Uploaded by: David Hospital   View Count: 96   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2382 x 1737 pixels (4.1 Mpix)

GH6-5TPGrossular (Var: Hibschite) Ca3Al2(SiO4)3-x(OH)4x

Multiple photos available
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Gualba quarries, Gualba, Vallès Oriental, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Dimensions: 60 mm x 30 mm x 20 mm

Pinkish white crystalline areas of grossular, var.hibschite
Albert Vaquero collection.
Photo ID: 697412     Uploaded by: David Hospital   View Count: 165   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1600 x 1067 pixels (1.7 Mpix)

PFG-JTUBraccoite NaMn2+5[Si5As5+O17(OH)](OH)

Multiple photos available
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Valletta Mine, Vallone della Valletta, Canosio, Cuneo Province, Piedmont, Italy

Dimensions: 1.2 cm x 0.7 cm x 0.4 cm

Orange microcrystals of the extremely rare new mineral braccoite (IMA 2013-093).

Collection and photo: David Hospital
Copyright: © www.purple-sky-minerals.com      Photo ID: 634021     Uploaded by: David Hospital   View Count: 342   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 900 x 576 pixels (0.5 Mpix)

Q03-3CUTorbernite Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2·12H2O

Multiple photos available
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San Miguel prospect, Los Azules mine, Quebrada San Miguel, Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chile

Dimensions: 3 cm x 2.5 cm x 1.5 cm

Very nice green octogonal torbernite crystals from this Chilean locality.

Col. and photo: David Hospital

Copyright: © David Hospital , www.purple-sky-minerals.com      Photo ID: 612592     Uploaded by: David Hospital   View Count: 124   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 900 x 600 pixels (0.5 Mpix)

0M1-F36Phurcalite Ca2(UO2)3(PO4)2O2·7H2O

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Los Azules mine, Quebrada San Miguel, Copiapó Province, Atacama, Chile

Dimensions: 5.5 cm x 3 cm x 2 cm

Nice acicular yellow phurcalite crystals from the Chilean locality.

Col. and photo: David Hospital

Copyright: © David Hospital , www.purple-sky-minerals.com      Photo ID: 612591     Uploaded by: David Hospital   View Count: 120   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 900 x 600 pixels (0.5 Mpix)

98Y-RRYQuintinite Mg4Al2(OH)12(CO3)·3H2O

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Jacupiranga mine, Cajati, São Paulo, Brazil

Dimensions: 4 mm x 4 mm x 3 mm

Exceptionally nice and perfect orange quintinite-2H crystal from the type locality.

Col. and photo: David Hospital
Copyright: © David Hospital , www.purple-sky-minerals.com      Photo ID: 612590     Uploaded by: David Hospital   View Count: 204   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 900 x 600 pixels (0.5 Mpix)

JWX-4GQLavinskyite K(LiCu)Cu6(Si4O11)2(OH)4 , Scottyite BaCu2Si2O7 , Effenbergerite BaCuSi4O10 , Sugilite KNa2Fe3+2(Li3Si12)O30

Multiple photos available
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Wessels Mine, Hotazel, Kalahari manganese field, Northern Cape, South Africa

Dimensions: 4 cm x 3.5 cm x 2.5 cm

Extremely rare small lavinskyite crystals associated to scottyite, effenbergite and pink sugilite from the type and only known locality for the mineral.

Col. and photo: David Hospital

Copyright: © David Hospital , www.purple-sky-minerals.com      Photo ID: 612587     Uploaded by: David Hospital   View Count: 408   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 811 x 600 pixels (0.5 Mpix)

UJV-G6HPalenzonaite (NaCa2)Mn2+2(VO4)3

Multiple photos available
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Molinello Mine, Ne, Genoa, Liguria, Italy

Dimensions: 2 cm x 1.5 cm x 1.5 cm

Deep red microcrystals of palenzonaite from the type locality.

Col. and photo: David Hospital

Copyright: © David Hospital , www.purple-sky-minerals.com      Photo ID: 612585     Uploaded by: David Hospital   View Count: 170   Approval status: User gallery only    Type: Photo - 880 x 600 pixels (0.5 Mpix)

46T-TWVZdenĕkite NaPbCu5(AsO4)4Cl·5H2O

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Cap Garonne Mine, Le Pradet, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

Dimensions: 1 cm x 0.6 cm x 0.3 cm

Blue zdenekite crystals from the type locality.

Col. and photo: David Hospital
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DUR-5LMDomeykite Cu3As

Multiple photos available
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Mohawk Mine, Mohawk, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA

Dimensions: 2 cm x 1.5 cm x 1.3 cm

Domeykite crystal aggregate from Mohawk mine, Michigan.

Col. and photo: David Hospital
Copyright: © David Hospital , www.purple-sky-minerals.com      Photo ID: 612582     Uploaded by: David Hospital   View Count: 189   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 900 x 600 pixels (0.5 Mpix)
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