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PostPosted: Aug 12, 2017 11:35    Post subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde  

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Take all and come near annecy ;).

Thanks again for the invite Fred - am eager to visit you and learn a bit.
I hope it can happen soon.
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PostPosted: Aug 21, 2017 03:25    Post subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde - Chivor (#664)  

Aggregate of beryl crystals in parallel growth from Palo Arañado mine.
From a recent find.



IMG_3524nb.JPG
 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald)
 Locality:
Chivor mining district, Palo Arañado Mine, Municipio Chivor, Eastern Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 18mm
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PostPosted: Aug 31, 2017 10:46    Post subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde - Polveros (#526)  

Lustrous opalescent dolomite on black shale.


IMG_3663nb.JPG
 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Dolomite, Pyrite
 Locality:
La Pita mining district, Polveros Mine, Municipio Maripí, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 88x72x48mm, xls=11 & 9mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3558 Time(s)

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IMG_3704nb.JPG
 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Dolomite, Pyrite
 Locality:
La Pita mining district, Polveros Mine, Municipio Maripí, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 88x72x48mm, xls=11 & 9mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3559 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Dolomite, Pyrite
 Locality:
La Pita mining district, Polveros Mine, Municipio Maripí, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 88x72x48mm, xls=11 & 9mm
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 Viewed:  3564 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Aug 31, 2017 11:02    Post subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde  

Beautiful crystals. Love it !

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PostPosted: Aug 31, 2017 13:47    Post subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde  

Don Lum wrote:
Beautiful crystals. Love it !

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Thanks for your appreciation Don!
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PostPosted: Sep 05, 2017 10:06    Post subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde - Polveros (#160)  

Another specimen from Polveros.
Intergrown groups of colorless calcite rhombohedrons (Some of them striated) with good transparency - gives a glowing effect to the specimen!
Set in a brecciated black shale matrix.



IMG_3890nb.JPG
 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite, Pyrite
 Locality:
La Pita mining district, Polveros Mine, Municipio Maripí, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 77x86x68mm, xl=19mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3327 Time(s)

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IMG_3853nb.JPG
 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite, Pyrite
 Locality:
La Pita mining district, Polveros Mine, Municipio Maripí, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 77x86x68mm, xl=19mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3327 Time(s)

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IMG_3846nb.JPG
 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite, Pyrite
 Locality:
La Pita mining district, Polveros Mine, Municipio Maripí, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 77x86x68mm, xl=19mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3330 Time(s)

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IMG_3865nb.JPG
 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite, Pyrite
 Locality:
La Pita mining district, Polveros Mine, Municipio Maripí, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 77x86x68mm, xl=19mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3336 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Sep 08, 2017 14:39    Post subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde - Chivor (#467)  

Small but glowing crystals from Chivor.
Host rock is black shale.



IMG_3916nb.JPG
 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite, Pyrite, Muscovite
 Locality:
Chivor mining district, Municipio Chivor, Eastern Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 126x68x42, xls up to 10mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3249 Time(s)

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IMG_3922nb.JPG
 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite, Pyrite, Muscovite
 Locality:
Chivor mining district, Municipio Chivor, Eastern Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 126x68x42, xls up to 10mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3245 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite, Pyrite, Muscovite
 Locality:
Chivor mining district, Municipio Chivor, Eastern Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 126x68x42, xls up to 10mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3251 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Sep 12, 2017 10:02    Post subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde - La Pita (#96)  

Lustrous dolomite on black shale.


IMG_4018nb.JPG
 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite, Dolomite, Pyrite
 Locality:
La Pita mining district, Municipio Maripí, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 67x53x27mm, xl=11mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3159 Time(s)

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IMG_4060nb.JPG
 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite, Dolomite, Pyrite
 Locality:
La Pita mining district, Municipio Maripí, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 67x53x27mm, xl=11mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3159 Time(s)

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IMG_4075nb.JPG
 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite, Dolomite, Pyrite
 Locality:
La Pita mining district, Municipio Maripí, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 67x53x27mm, xl=11mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3160 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite, Dolomite, Pyrite
 Locality:
La Pita mining district, Municipio Maripí, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 67x53x27mm, xl=11mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3167 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Sep 12, 2017 11:04    Post subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde - La Pita (#96)  

Fiebre Verde wrote:
Lustrous dolomite on black shale.


Hi Gerard,

Love your Emerald and Pyrite specimen.

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PostPosted: Sep 12, 2017 13:02    Post subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde - La Pita (#96)  

Don Lum wrote:
Fiebre Verde wrote:
Lustrous dolomite on black shale.


Hi Gerard,

Love your Emerald and Pyrite specimen.

Don

Thanks Don!
This specimen is from the early days of my collection where I didn't really care about labeling - I am not sure where I got it from.
This was the time where material from La Pita was flooding the mineral market i.e. late '90s to early '00s.
Back then, prices were reasonable (sort of) and fakes were not yet predominant on the market.
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PostPosted: Sep 20, 2017 14:27    Post subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde - Chivor (#383)  

From a famous find of 2011 that produced several nice specimens.
Host rock is black shale.



IMG_4166nb.JPG
 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Albite (variety cleavelandite), Dolomite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Chivor mining district, El Oriente Mine, Municipio Chivor, Eastern Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 94x73x49mm, main xls=15 & 13mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2916 Time(s)

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IMG_4306nb.JPG
 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Albite (variety cleavelandite), Dolomite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Chivor mining district, El Oriente Mine, Municipio Chivor, Eastern Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 94x73x49mm, main xls=15 & 13mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2921 Time(s)

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IMG_4320nb.JPG
 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Albite (variety cleavelandite), Dolomite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Chivor mining district, El Oriente Mine, Municipio Chivor, Eastern Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 94x73x49mm, main xls=15 & 13mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2921 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Albite (variety cleavelandite), Dolomite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Chivor mining district, El Oriente Mine, Municipio Chivor, Eastern Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 94x73x49mm, main xls=15 & 13mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2918 Time(s)

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IMG_4285nb.JPG
 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Albite (variety cleavelandite), Dolomite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Chivor mining district, El Oriente Mine, Municipio Chivor, Eastern Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 94x73x49mm, main xls=15 & 13mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2925 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Sep 24, 2017 08:54    Post subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde - Quartz Peñas Blancas (#8810)  

Quartz with bladed siderite.
From my early trips to Colombia.



IMG_4549nb.JPG
 Mineral: Quartz, Siderite
 Locality:
Peñas Blancas Mine, Municipio San Pablo de Borbur, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 74x126x42mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2798 Time(s)

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IMG_4489nb.JPG
 Mineral: Quartz, Siderite
 Locality:
Peñas Blancas Mine, Municipio San Pablo de Borbur, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 74x126x42mm
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 Viewed:  2799 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Sep 27, 2017 14:59    Post subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde - Chivor (#363)  

Lustrous opalescent dark brown dolomite.
Host rock is black shale.



IMG_4559nb.JPG
 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite, Dolomite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Chivor mining district, El Acuario Mine, Municipio Chivor, Eastern Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 84x43x54mm, xl=7mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2634 Time(s)

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IMG_4566nb.JPG
 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite, Dolomite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Chivor mining district, El Acuario Mine, Municipio Chivor, Eastern Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 84x43x54mm, xl=7mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2632 Time(s)

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IMG_4628nb.JPG
 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite, Dolomite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Chivor mining district, El Acuario Mine, Municipio Chivor, Eastern Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 84x43x54mm, xl=7mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2628 Time(s)

IMG_4628nb.JPG



IMG_4608nb.JPG
 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite, Dolomite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Chivor mining district, El Acuario Mine, Municipio Chivor, Eastern Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 84x43x54mm, xl=7mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2635 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Oct 01, 2017 07:03    Post subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde - Chivor (#430)  

A near flawless crystal from El Acuario.
Crystals of this locality often exhibit complex pyramidal terminations (Cf. the material from the same locality featuring pencil-like terminations which I posted earlier).
Host rock is black shale.



IMG_4763nb.JPG
 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Albite (variety cleavelandite), Dolomite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Chivor mining district, El Acuario Mine, Municipio Chivor, Eastern Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 69x71x52mm, xls=20 & 10mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2505 Time(s)

IMG_4763nb.JPG



IMG_4661nb.JPG
 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Albite (variety cleavelandite), Dolomite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Chivor mining district, El Acuario Mine, Municipio Chivor, Eastern Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 69x71x52mm, xls=20 & 10mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2506 Time(s)

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IMG_4735nb.JPG
 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Albite (variety cleavelandite), Dolomite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Chivor mining district, El Acuario Mine, Municipio Chivor, Eastern Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 69x71x52mm, xls=20 & 10mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2509 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Oct 10, 2017 13:47    Post subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde - Chivor (#443)  

Black shale matrix.


IMG_4801nb.JPG
 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Albite (variety cleavelandite), Calcite, Dolomite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Chivor mining district, Municipio Chivor, Eastern Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 72x71x23mm, xl=14mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2294 Time(s)

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IMG_4805nb.JPG
 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Albite (variety cleavelandite), Calcite, Dolomite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Chivor mining district, Municipio Chivor, Eastern Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 72x71x23mm, xl=14mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2293 Time(s)

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IMG_4824nb.JPG
 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Albite (variety cleavelandite), Calcite, Dolomite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Chivor mining district, Municipio Chivor, Eastern Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 72x71x23mm, xl=14mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2295 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Oct 24, 2017 10:08    Post subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde - Coscuez (#622)  

Top color from Coscuez.
Host rock is black shale.



IMG_3564nb.JPG
 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Coscuez mining district, Municipio San Pablo de Borbur, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 67x47x55mm, xl=19mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2051 Time(s)

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IMG_3584nb.JPG
 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Coscuez mining district, Municipio San Pablo de Borbur, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 67x47x55mm, xl=19mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2050 Time(s)

IMG_3584nb.JPG



IMG_3611nb.JPG
 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Coscuez mining district, Municipio San Pablo de Borbur, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 67x47x55mm, xl=19mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2049 Time(s)

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IMG_3630nb.JPG
 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Coscuez mining district, Municipio San Pablo de Borbur, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 67x47x55mm, xl=19mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  2053 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Oct 25, 2017 21:03    Post subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde  

Hi Gérard.

Gorgeous crystal in a very nice specimen.
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PostPosted: Oct 26, 2017 00:01    Post subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde  

franjungle wrote:
Hi Gérard.

Gorgeous crystal in a very nice specimen.

Hola Firmo!
Thanks for your kind words.
The crystal is much better in person. It's clean and has a strong deep green hue.
The color combined to the unusual termination and the surrounding grey calcite give a dramatic aspect to the specimen.
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PostPosted: Nov 10, 2017 16:57    Post subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde - Chivor (#671)  

2 groups of beryl crystals in parallel growth in combination with an aggregate of white laminar albite.
Host rock is black shale.



IMG_4968nb.JPG
 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Albite (variety cleavelandite), Calcite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Chivor mining district, Palo Arañado Mine, Municipio Chivor, Eastern Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 55x56x22mm, main aggregate=24mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1665 Time(s)

IMG_4968nb.JPG



IMG_4904nb.JPG
 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Albite (variety cleavelandite), Calcite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Chivor mining district, Palo Arañado Mine, Municipio Chivor, Eastern Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 55x56x22mm, main aggregate=24mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1660 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Albite (variety cleavelandite), Calcite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Chivor mining district, Palo Arañado Mine, Municipio Chivor, Eastern Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 55x56x22mm, main aggregate=24mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1668 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Nov 15, 2017 16:31    Post subject: Re: Collection of Fiebre Verde - Cunas (#672)  

A group of glassy crystals in parallel growth from Cunas.
Host rock is black shale.



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 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite, Dolomite
 Locality:
La Pita mining district, Cunas Mine, Municipio Maripí, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 33x20x23mm, main aggregate=10x9mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1525 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite, Dolomite
 Locality:
La Pita mining district, Cunas Mine, Municipio Maripí, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 33x20x23mm, main aggregate=10x9mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1525 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite, Dolomite
 Locality:
La Pita mining district, Cunas Mine, Municipio Maripí, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 33x20x23mm, main aggregate=10x9mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1527 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Beryl (variety emerald), Calcite, Dolomite
 Locality:
La Pita mining district, Cunas Mine, Municipio Maripí, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 33x20x23mm, main aggregate=10x9mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1527 Time(s)

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