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PostPosted: Apr 01, 2018 12:43    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Fluorite with Pyrite from Moscona Mine, Asturias, Spain.

Golden Pyrite points on honey yellow Fluorite.



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 Mineral: Fluorite with Pyrite
 Locality:
Moscona Mine, El Llano, Solís, Corvera de Asturias, Comarca Avilés, Asturias, Spain
 Dimensions: 54mm x 44mm x 18mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1220 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite with Pyrite
 Locality:
Moscona Mine, El Llano, Solís, Corvera de Asturias, Comarca Avilés, Asturias, Spain
 Dimensions: 54mm x 44mm x 18mm
 Description:
Golden Pyrite points on honey yellow Fluorite.
 Viewed:  1219 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite with Pyrite
 Locality:
Moscona Mine, El Llano, Solís, Corvera de Asturias, Comarca Avilés, Asturias, Spain
 Dimensions: 54mm x 44mm x 18mm
 Description:
Golden Pyrite points on honey yellow Fluorite.
 Viewed:  1219 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Apr 03, 2018 12:01    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Quartz from Segovia, Antioquia Department, Colombia.

Colorless Quartz cluster with divergent crystals.



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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Segovia, Northeastern, Antioquia Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 42mm x 76mm x 38mm
 Description:
Colorless Quartz cluster with divergent crystals.
 Viewed:  1165 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Segovia, Northeastern, Antioquia Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 42mm x 76mm x 38mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1165 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Segovia, Northeastern, Antioquia Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 42mm x 76mm x 38mm
 Description:
Colorless Quartz cluster with divergent crystals.
 Viewed:  1167 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Apr 06, 2018 09:00    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Fluorite from Berbes, La Cabaña, Ribadesella, Asturias, Spain.

Cubic purple Fluorite cluster. The largest crystal is 33 mm on edge. Uniform purple with a hidden orange color heart.



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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Berbes mining area, Berbes, Ribadesella, Comarca Oriente, Asturias, Spain
 Dimensions: 48mm x 46mm x 62mm
 Description:
Cubic purple Fluorite cluster. The largest crystal is 33 mm on edge.
 Viewed:  1112 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Berbes mining area, Berbes, Ribadesella, Comarca Oriente, Asturias, Spain
 Dimensions: 48mm x 46mm x 62mm
 Description:
Cubic purple Fluorite cluster. The largest cristal is 33 mm on edge.
 Viewed:  1114 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Berbes mining area, Berbes, Ribadesella, Comarca Oriente, Asturias, Spain
 Dimensions: 48mm x 46mm x 62mm
 Description:
Uniform purple with a hidden orange color heart.
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PostPosted: Apr 09, 2018 15:31    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Quartz from Peñas Blancas, Boyacá Department, Colombia.

A bent milky crystal.



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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Peñas Blancas Mine, Municipio San Pablo de Borbur, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 54mm x 108mm x 42mm
 Description:
A bent milky crystal.
 Viewed:  1033 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Peñas Blancas Mine, Municipio San Pablo de Borbur, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 54mm x 108mm x 42mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  1032 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Peñas Blancas Mine, Municipio San Pablo de Borbur, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 54mm x 108mm x 42mm
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PostPosted: Apr 15, 2018 06:43    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Corundum (variety sapphire) and Muscovite from Amboarohy (Zazafotsy Quarry), Zazafotsy, Ihosy, Fianarantsoa, Madagascar.

Blue Corundum (sapphire) crystal in matrix, showing the classic hexagonal prismatic habit.The crystal is 10mm tall. Also we find Muscovite.



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 Mineral: Corundum (variety sapphire)
 Locality:
Zazafotsy Quarry, Zazafotsy Commune, Fianarantsoa, Ihosy District, Horombe Region, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar
 Dimensions: 46mm x 37mm x 40mm
 Description:
Blue Corundum (sapphire) crystal in matrix, showing the classic hexagonal prismatic habit.The crystal is 10mm tall. Also we find Muscovite.
 Viewed:  978 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Corundum (variety sapphire)
 Locality:
Zazafotsy Quarry, Zazafotsy Commune, Fianarantsoa, Ihosy District, Horombe Region, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar
 Dimensions: 46mm x 37mm x 40mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  978 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Corundum (variety sapphire)
 Locality:
Zazafotsy Quarry, Zazafotsy Commune, Fianarantsoa, Ihosy District, Horombe Region, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar
 Dimensions: 46mm x 37mm x 40mm
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PostPosted: Apr 20, 2018 03:50    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Quartz from Peñas Blancas, Boyacá Department, Colombia.

Colorless Quartz point.

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Pyrite from Navajún, la Rioja, Spain.

Crystal size: 42mm x 40mm x 36mm



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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Peñas Blancas Mine, Municipio San Pablo de Borbur, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 43mm x 74mm x 30mm
 Description:
Colorless Quartz point.
 Viewed:  885 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Peñas Blancas Mine, Municipio San Pablo de Borbur, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 43mm x 74mm x 30mm
 Description:
Colorless Quartz point.
 Viewed:  884 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Pyrite
 Locality:
Ampliación a Victoria Mine, Navajún, Comarca Cervera, La Rioja, Spain
 Dimensions: Crystal size: 42mm x 40mm x 36mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  888 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Apr 23, 2018 06:44    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Andradite from Marki Khel, Spin Ghar Range, Khogyani, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan.

A thumbnail example of Andradite with greenish yellow prismatic Epidote. The main crystal is 9mm lenght.



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 Mineral: Andradite
 Locality:
Marki Khel, Spin Ghar Mountains, Khogyani District, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan
 Dimensions: 24mm x 22mm x 16mm
 Description:
A thumbnail example of Andradite with greenish yellow prismatic Epidote. The main crystal is 9mm lenght.
 Viewed:  809 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Andradite
 Locality:
Marki Khel, Spin Ghar Mountains, Khogyani District, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan
 Dimensions: 24mm x 22mm x 16mm
 Description:
A thumbnail example of Andradite with greenish yellow prismatic Epidote.
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PostPosted: Apr 26, 2018 12:25    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Quartz from Peñas Blancas, Boyacá Department, Colombia.

Colorless Quartz crystal with complex striated faces, a great internal injury and sharp termination.



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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Peñas Blancas Mine, Municipio San Pablo de Borbur, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 33mm x 111mm x 27mm
 Description:
Colorless Quartz crystal with complex striated faces, a great internal injury and a sharp termination.
 Viewed:  725 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Peñas Blancas Mine, Municipio San Pablo de Borbur, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 33mm x 111mm x 27mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  724 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Peñas Blancas Mine, Municipio San Pablo de Borbur, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 33mm x 111mm x 27mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  725 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Apr 29, 2018 06:53    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Fluorite from Esperanza Mine, Melchor Muzquiz, Coahuila, Mexico.

Light purple translucent Fluorite in matrix with rough surface cubes.



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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Esperanza Mine, Melchor Múzquiz, Municipio Melchor Múzquiz, Coahuila (Coahuila de Zaragoza), Mexico
 Dimensions: 95mm x 74mm x 43mm
 Description:
Light purple translucent Fluorite in matrix with rough surface cubes.
 Viewed:  651 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Esperanza Mine, Melchor Múzquiz, Municipio Melchor Múzquiz, Coahuila (Coahuila de Zaragoza), Mexico
 Dimensions: 95mm x 74mm x 43mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  654 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Esperanza Mine, Melchor Múzquiz, Municipio Melchor Múzquiz, Coahuila (Coahuila de Zaragoza), Mexico
 Dimensions: 95mm x 74mm x 43mm
 Description:
Light purple translucent Fluorite in matrix with rough surface cubes.
 Viewed:  652 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 06, 2018 08:35    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Copper from Ray Mines, Hot Tamale Peak, Mineral Creek District, Pinal Co., Arizona, USA.

Specimen acquired at Expominerales Madrid 2018 from Jordi who got it from Carles Curto.
Mr. Curto has been mineralogy curator in the Barcelona´s Geology Museum for more than thirty three years.
This specimen shows in the backside the Curto´s code (1972.15) and also includes two labels, one of them handwritten by Curto and the other one with his detailed overview.

“Copper arborescent aggregate with poorly defined crystals and an elongated prominent one”.

Mined in 1972. Ex Anthony J.W., Ex Williams S.A., Ex Bideaux R.A. (1977) - Ex Bideaux R.A., Ex Wallace T.C. (1997), Ex Joan Montal, Ex Carles Curto.
Overall size: 46mm x 49mm x 16mm. Crystal size: 24mm x 6mm x 3mm. Weight: 57 g.



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 Mineral: Copper
 Locality:
Ray Mines, Scott Mountain area, Mineral Creek District, Dripping Spring Mountains, Pinal County, Arizona, USA
 Dimensions: Overall size: 46mm x 49mm x 16mm. Crystal size: 24mm x 6mm x 3mm. Weight: 57 g.
 Description:
“Copper arborescent aggregate with poorly defined crystals and an elongated prominent one”.

Mined in 1972. Ex Anthony J.W., Ex Williams S.A., Ex Bideaux R.A. (1977) - Ex Bideaux R.A., Ex Wallace T.C. (1997), Ex Joan Montal, Ex Carles Curto.
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 Mineral: Copper
 Locality:
Ray Mines, Scott Mountain area, Mineral Creek District, Dripping Spring Mountains, Pinal County, Arizona, USA
 Dimensions: Overall size: 46mm x 49mm x 16mm. Crystal size: 24mm x 6mm x 3mm. Weight: 57 g.
 Description:
This specimen shows in the backside the Curto´s code (1972.15).
 Viewed:  533 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Copper
 Locality:
Ray Mines, Scott Mountain area, Mineral Creek District, Dripping Spring Mountains, Pinal County, Arizona, USA
 Description:
And also includes two labels, one of them handwritten by Curto and the other one with his detailed overview.
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PostPosted: May 11, 2018 22:55    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Malachite from Katanga, DR Congo.

Stalactites of bicolor Malachite.



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 Mineral: Malachite
 Locality:
Katanga (Shaba), Congo DR (Zaire)
 Dimensions: 21mm x 43mm x 17mm
 Description:
Stalactites of bicolor Malachite.
 Viewed:  410 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Malachite
 Locality:
Katanga (Shaba), Congo DR (Zaire)
 Dimensions: 21mm x 43mm x 17mm
 Description:
Stalactites of bicolor Malachite.
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PostPosted: May 17, 2018 22:06    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Calcite from Cornago, Arnedo, La Rioja, Spain.

Calcite pyramids on matrix, partially covered with some unknown white and brown mineral.



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 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Cornago, Arnedo, La Rioja, Spain
 Dimensions: 85mm x 94mm x 62mm
 Description:
Calcite pyramids on matrix, partially covered with some unknown white and brown mineral.
 Viewed:  310 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Cornago, Arnedo, La Rioja, Spain
 Dimensions: 85mm x 94mm x 62mm
 Description:
Calcite pyramids on matrix, partially covered with some unknown white and brown mineral.
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PostPosted: May 21, 2018 23:04    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Vanadinite on Barite from Mibladen, Morroco.


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 Mineral: Vanadinite on Barite
 Locality:
Mibladen (Mibladen mining district), Midelt, Midelt Province, Meknès-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
 Dimensions: 54mm x 50mm x 28mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  209 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Vanadinite on Barite
 Locality:
Mibladen (Mibladen mining district), Midelt, Midelt Province, Meknès-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
 Dimensions: 54mm x 50mm x 28mm
 Description:
Detail.
 Viewed:  208 Time(s)

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