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2QJ-M97Monohydrocalcite, Vaterite

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Piesky adit, Špania Dolina, Banská Bystrica Co., Banská Bystrica Region, Slovakia

Dimensions: 15 cm x 10 cm x 4 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 2 cm

Representative specimen of monohydrocalcite (next MHC) from Špania Dolina which is the first confirmed occurrence of MHC in Slovakia. MHC is occasionally coated with white layer of vaterite - the same rare hydrated calcium carbonate. MHC was identified by EMPA-WDS, PXRD, RTG. Size of specimen is 15x10 cm with xls to 2 cm. Ref.: Mikuš T., Patúš M., Luptáková J., Bancík T., Biroň A. (2017): Mineralogická charakteristika asociácie sekundárnych karbonátov vápnika zo Španej Doliny - prvý nález monohydrokalcitu z rudných ložísk na území Slovenska. Bull. Mineral. Petrolog. 25, 2, 318-326 (in Slovak with English abstract).
Collectors: T. Bancík, M. Patúš
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QKH-2LCMalachite

Piesky, Špania Dolina, Banská Bystrica Co., Banská Bystrica Region, Slovakia

Dimensions: 15.5 cm x 10.5 cm x 8 cm

Nice specimen of malachite from old copper locality.
Collected in july of 2016.
Photo: Tomáš Bancík
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QRK-A5MHydroxylapatite, Talc

Muránska Dlhá Lúka, Revúca Co., Banská Bystrica Region, Slovakia

Dimensions: 6.5 cm x 5.7 cm x 3 cm

Beautiful crystal of hydroxylapatite with gorgeous color reminiscent of chrysoberyl.
It was a few quality samples from small finding this specimens from Muránska Dlhá Lúka.
Crystal size is 2.7 x 1.9 cm
Photo: Tomáš Bancík
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Fresh collection

Muránska Dlhá Lúka, Revúca Co., Banská Bystrica Region, Slovakia

Fresh samples of hydroxylapatite ready for packing.
They are the finest specimens of this mineral from Slovakia.
Photo: Tomáš Bancík and Slovak mineralogical society
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Vein of talc

Muránska Dlhá Lúka, Revúca Co., Banská Bystrica Region, Slovakia

Detail of talc vein, which contained hydroxylapatite.
This is the first finding of hydroxylapatite from this locality.
Photo: Tomáš Bancík and Slovak mineralogical society
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8GJ-C4PHydroxylapatite, Talc

Muránska Dlhá Lúka, Revúca Co., Banská Bystrica Region, Slovakia

Dimensions: 7.5 cm x 10 cm x 9.5 cm
Largest Crystal Size: 2.9 cm

One of the few high-quality samples of this mineral from the accidental discovery in serpentinite quarry.
Unique is mainly the color and purity of the crystals. This is one of the finest samples of hydroxylapatite from Slovakia.
Crystal size is 2.9 x 2.3 cm.
Photo and collection: Tomáš Bancík
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1X0-T76Hydroxylapatite, Talc

Muránska Dlhá Lúka, Revúca Co., Banská Bystrica Region, Slovakia

Dimensions: 12 cm x 7.5 cm x 4.5 cm

Nice group of hydroxylapatite crystals from unique finding in the vein of talc on the locality Muránska Dlhá Lúka.
Specimen size: 12 x 7,5 x 4,5 cm
Group crystals size: 5 x 4,5 cm
Photo and collection: Tomáš Bancík
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Fresh samples

Banská Štiavnica, Banská Štiavnica Co., Banská Bystrica Region, Slovakia

Samples from rare finding of aragonite var. zeiringite, serpierite, hydrozincite and gyps on deposit Banská Štiavnica.
Photo: Tomáš Bancík
www.mineralogickyspolok.sk
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8MR-QLMAragonite

Banská Štiavnica, Banská Štiavnica Co., Banská Bystrica Region, Slovakia

Field of View: 40 cm

Nice sculpture of " aragonite face" on a broken bottle at 12 horizon in Banská Štiavnica.
Photo: Tomáš Bancík
www.mineralogickyspolok.sk
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Mass of chalcostibite

Dúbrava, Liptovský Mikuláš Co., Žilina Region, Slovakia

Collecting of chalcostibite in baryte - november 2010. It was on level Flotačná adit.
Photo: Tomáš Bancík
www.mineralogickyspolok.sk
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