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UDU-1K0Azurite Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2 , Malachite Cu2(CO3)(OH)2

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Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA

Dimensions: 8 cm x 7.5 cm x 3.5 cm

Lustrous crystals of dark blue azurite to 1.3 cm. across on malachite-coated matrix. There is a minor replacement by malachite here and there.

Specimen size: 8x7.5x3.5 cm.
Copyright: © Felix Garcia Garcia      Photo ID: 117188     Uploaded by: Felix Garcia Garcia   View Count: 576   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 800 x 700 pixels (0.6 Mpix)

41R-D9CHematite Fe2O3

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Binn Valley, Valais, Switzerland

Dimensions: 6.2 cm x 3.8 cm x 1.8 cm

Highly lustrous spherical "iron roses" to 1.2 cm. on diameter resting on matrix. The "iron roses" have grown to a point where the closed spherical form appears.

Specimen size: 6.2x3.8x1.8 cm.
Copyright: © Felix Garcia Garcia      Photo ID: 117185     Uploaded by: Felix Garcia Garcia   View Count: 359   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 800 x 550 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

G0V-KXGFluorite CaF2 , K Feldspar (Var: Adularia) KAlSi3O8 , Chlorite Group

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Vorderer Zinggenstock, Zinggenstöcke, Oberaar lake area, Bern, Switzerland

Dimensions: 20 cm x 14 cm x 6 cm

Octahedral crystals of dark pink fluorite to about 1.8 cm. on edge on granite matrix. It seems that fluorite crystals were etched and later regrown on edges and corners. Some chlorite-coated adularia associated.

Specimen size: 20x14x6 cm.
Copyright: © Felix Garcia Garcia      Photo ID: 117182     Uploaded by: Felix Garcia Garcia   View Count: 700   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 800 x 600 pixels (0.5 Mpix)

7XA-KWJHematite Fe2O3

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Parkside Mine, Frizington, Arlecdon & Frizington, Copeland, Cumbria, England, UK

Dimensions: 9.5 cm x 7.5 cm x 7.5 cm

Heavy choice highly lustrous specimen of classic "kidney-ore" hematite. It displays well showing botroidal surfaces except at back and bottom where it is possible to appreciate the banded struture of this kind of hematite. A great "kidney-ore" specimen.

Specimen size: 9.5x7.5x7.5 cm.
Copyright: © Edelweissminerals.com      Photo ID: 86381     Uploaded by: Felix Garcia Garcia   View Count: 656   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 340 x 270 pixels (0.1 Mpix)

T77-9A3Fluorite CaF2 , Pyrite FeS2 , Calcite CaCO3

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Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Stanhope, County Durham, England, UK

Dimensions: 16 cm x 11.5 cm x 5 cm

Lustrous transparent to translucent purple penetration twins of fluorite to 1.5 cm. covering the top surface of a rock slab. At bottom there is a coverage of crystalline pyrite, iridescent at areas, with cubic crystals to 2 mm. Highly fluorescent.

Specimen size: 16x11.5x5 cm.
Copyright: © Edelweissminerals.com      Photo ID: 86375     Uploaded by: Felix Garcia Garcia   View Count: 470   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 340 x 256 pixels (0.1 Mpix)

M52-AF0Cinnabar HgS , Mercury Hg , Quartz SiO2 , Pyrite FeS2

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Las Cuevas Mine, Almadén, Almadén mining district, Ciudad Real, Castile-La Mancha, Spain

Dimensions: 10 cm x 7 cm x 4 cm

A mass of pyrite-cinnabar ore with a surface coated by a layer of microcristalline quartz impregnated and coated itself by red cinnabar and numerous small droplets of native mercury. On this surface lie several lustrous translucent deep red crystals of cinnabar to 0.4 cm. across. Interesting specimen from this historic district now closed for ever.

Specimen size: 10x7x4 cm.
Copyright: © Edelweissminerals.com      Photo ID: 86368     Uploaded by: Felix Garcia Garcia   View Count: 583   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 350 x 272 pixels (0.1 Mpix)

QPU-P8NCalcite CaCO3

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Geevor Mine, Pendeen, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK

Dimensions: 4 cm x 3.3 cm x 1.5 cm

Cluster of lustrous white hexagonal crystals of calcite to about 1 cm. across and 0.2 cm. thick.
Copyright: © Edelweissminerals.com      Photo ID: 86359     Uploaded by: Felix Garcia Garcia   View Count: 1398   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 350 x 293 pixels (0.1 Mpix)

A0Q-DNTAlbite (Var: Pericline) Na(AlSi3O8) , Chlorite Group, Titanite CaTi(SiO4)O

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Burg - Fiesch Glacier area, Fieschertal, Goms, Valais, Switzerland

Dimensions: 4.5 cm x 3.5 cm x 2.8 cm

Floater matrixless cluster of lustrous opaque snow-white crystals of albite variety pericline to 3.9 cm. long partly coated by tiny green chlorite crystals. At bottom there are a few small lustrous transparent orange crystals of titanite to less than 0.2 cm. long. Undamaged and a nice classic alpine specimen. See Le Règne Minèral, 52 (2003) for a description of this finding.

Specimen size: 4.5x3.5x2.8 cm.
Copyright: © Edelweissminerals.com      Photo ID: 86352     Uploaded by: Felix Garcia Garcia   View Count: 789   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 350 x 350 pixels (0.1 Mpix)

YYP-7UYWulfenite Pb(MoO4) , Baryte BaSO4

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Puzzler Mine, Adams Mine group, Kofa Game Range, Castle Dome Mining District, Castle Dome Mountains, Yuma Co., Arizona, USA

Dimensions: 4.3 cm x 3.6 cm x 3 cm

Small lustrous translucent yellow crystals of wulfenite to 0.5 cm. on edge coating a white barite matrix. Most are square or octagonal tabular crystals with bevelled edges. Collected in 1992, ex-David Shannon specimen.

Specimen size: 4.3x3.6x3 cm.
Copyright: © Edelweissminerals.com      Photo ID: 81798     Uploaded by: Felix Garcia Garcia   View Count: 523   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 350 x 259 pixels (0.1 Mpix)

J8K-X93Wulfenite Pb(MoO4)

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Puzzler Mine, Adams Mine group, Kofa Game Range, Castle Dome Mining District, Castle Dome Mountains, Yuma Co., Arizona, USA

Dimensions: 4.6 cm x 3.8 cm x 2.3 cm

Small lustrous translucent yellow crystals of wulfenite to 0.2 cm. on edge coating a quartzite matrix. Most are square or octagonal tabular crystals with bevelled edges. Collected in 1992, ex-David Shannon specimen.

Specimen size: 4.6x3.8x2.3 cm.
Copyright: © Edelweissminerals.com      Photo ID: 81795     Uploaded by: Felix Garcia Garcia   View Count: 499   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 350 x 277 pixels (0.1 Mpix)
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