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PostPosted: May 25, 2010 13:40    Post subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan  

John S. White wrote:
I would bet just about anything that the base of this crystal is not schorl. Many, many black tourmalines are not schorl. It is difficult to imagine that the composition could have changed that much while the crystal was growing. Just a small amount of iron could make an elbaite black, and crystals growing in a pegmatite tend to absorb all of the iron available in the growth environment before incorporating other elements.

John,

I uploaded those photos at Mindat last November as if the specimen were elbaite, but the specialist who reviews the posts quickly responded "Your photo might not be the mineral you said it is. Schorl is frequently dark green or dark blue, elbaite is not like this.". So I had to correct the species' name and use the expression "schorl with elbaite termination" just to be allowed to post my pictures there.

Since I don't have a great knowledge of the tourmalines chemistry, and performing chemical analysis is not an option for me (I own a lot of schorls or whatever they could be), I must believe what other people say. In this case it's clear there's a contradiction that should be solved.

Thanks for your interest,
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PostPosted: May 25, 2010 14:25    Post subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan  

I totally agree and I would like to know who the "mindat specialist" is because he could not be more wrong.
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PostPosted: Jun 18, 2010 04:27    Post subject: Collection of Carles Millan  

Cassiterite, muscovite

Huge complex cassiterite crystals group set on a matrix of bladed muscovite crystals. Despite the large size, the crystals are intact and undamaged, the edges are in perfect shape, no microchipping visible anywhere. Overall size: 100 mm x 95 mm. Cassiterite group: 83 mm wide. Weight: 1128 g.

Mt Xuebaoding, Pingwu Co., Mianyang Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China.

A very similar specimen, likely from the same pocket, published in the book "Fine Minerals of China", Guanghua Liu, page 276, and in the German magazine "Lapis", #26/27, year 2004, "China - Das aktuelle Mineralien-Paradies", page 175. Another one very probably from the same pocket too is figured in the inside front cover of The Mineralogical Record, November-December 2011, vol. 42, #6, in an advertisement of Kristalle.

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Cassiterite, muscovite
Mt Xuebaoding, Pingwu Co., Mianyang Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
100 mm x 95 mm
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Cassiterite, muscovite
Mt Xuebaoding, Pingwu Co., Mianyang Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
100 mm x 95 mm
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Cassiterite, muscovite
Mt Xuebaoding, Pingwu Co., Mianyang Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
100 mm x 95 mm
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Cassiterite, muscovite
Mt Xuebaoding, Pingwu Co., Mianyang Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
100 mm x 95 mm
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PostPosted: Jun 18, 2010 15:53    Post subject: Collection of Carles Millan  

Fluorite, pyrite

Complex pink to brown fluorite crystal with many small pyrite pyritohedrons. It shows mainly octahedron {111} and cube faces {100} along with which may be smaller rhombododecahedron {110} and trisoctahedron? {311} faces. Overall size: 67 mm x 60 mm. Fluorite main edge: 36 mm. Weight: 211 g. Undamaged. Complete all around 360º.

Huanzalá Mine, Huallanca District, Dos de Mayo Province, Huánuco Department, Peru.

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Fluorite, pyrite
Huanzalá Mine, Huallanca District, Dos de Mayo Province, Huánuco Department, Peru
67 mm x 60 mm. Fluorite main edge: 36 mm
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Fluorite, pyrite
Huanzalá Mine, Huallanca District, Dos de Mayo Province, Huánuco Department, Peru
67 mm x 60 mm. Fluorite main edge: 36 mm

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Fluorite, pyrite
Huanzalá Mine, Huallanca District, Dos de Mayo Province, Huánuco Department, Peru
67 mm x 60 mm. Fluorite main edge: 36 mm

Supposed Miller indices. Special thanks to Gerhard Niklasch and Joan Viñals for their valuable comments on the {311} faces.
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PostPosted: Jun 20, 2010 15:40    Post subject: Collection of Carles Millan  

Aegirine, orthoclase

Group of well defined and very bright aegirine crystals combined with other smaller crystals of orthoclase. Overall size: 95 mm x 78 mm. Main aegirine crystal: 39 mm long. Weight: 145 g.

Mount Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi ( http://www.foro-minerales.com/forum/files/malosa_141.jpg )

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Aegirine, orthoclase
Mount Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi
95 mm x 78 mm. Main aegirine crystal: 39 mm long
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Aegirine, orthoclase
Mount Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi
95 mm x 78 mm. Main aegirine crystal: 39 mm long
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PostPosted: Jun 25, 2010 05:01    Post subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan  

Carles, you know we talked about this before, but this cassiterite is just incredible! An absolutely stunning eyecatcher, congratulations again :-)
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PostPosted: Jun 26, 2010 08:01    Post subject: Collection of Carles Millan  

Hübnerite, quartz

Group of several tabular black hübnerite crystals aesthetically set on a spray of diverging Tessin habit quartz crystals. From a pocket (Labor Teo) found at the end of 2009. Overall size: 115 mm x 96 mm. Hübnerite main crystal: 26 mm long x 12 mm wide x 10 mm thick. Weight: 230 g.

From Labor Teo, Mundo Nuevo Mine, Huamachuco, Sanchez Carrion Province, La Libertad Department, Peru.

These photos don't make justice. It's hard to get photos good enough from transparent and colorless crystals in combination with black crystals.

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Hübnerite, quartz
Labor Teo, Mundo Nuevo Mine, Huamachuco, Sanchez Carrion Province, La Libertad Department, Peru
115 mm x 96 mm
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Hübnerite, quartz
Labor Teo, Mundo Nuevo Mine, Huamachuco, Sanchez Carrion Province, La Libertad Department, Peru
115 mm x 96 mm
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Labor Teo, Mundo Nuevo Mine, Huamachuco, Sanchez Carrion Province, La Libertad Department, Peru
115 mm x 96 mm
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PostPosted: Jun 26, 2010 15:44    Post subject: Collection of Carles Millan  

Hübnerite, quartz

Parallel, prismatic, terminated, black hübnerite crystals with colorless quartz. Overall size: 115 mm x 103 mm. Hübnerite longest crystal: 80 mm tall. Main quartz crystal: 115 mm long. Weight: 605 g. No attachment point. It's a floater: all the lower surface is covered by a second generation of quartz.

Huayllapon mine, Pasto Bueno, Pallasca, Ancash, Peru. According to the mineralogist Cosme Pérez-Puig Obieta this specimen may have been extracted from the Chabuca vein in the Huayllapon mine.

The hübnerite in Pasto Bueno District was created [millions of years ago] by precipitation from a hydrothermal solution generated by magmatic processes (Ref.: Book "Minerals", by George W. Robinson, Simon & Schuster, year 1994, page 199, excellent work to anyone interested in the genesis of minerals).

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Huayllapon mine, Pasto Bueno, Pallasca, Ancash, Peru
115 mm x 103 mm. Hübnerite longest crystal: 80 mm tall. Main quartz crystal: 115 mm long
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Huayllapon mine, Pasto Bueno, Pallasca, Ancash, Peru
115 mm x 103 mm. Hübnerite longest crystal: 80 mm tall. Main quartz crystal: 115 mm long
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Hübnerite, quartz
Huayllapon mine, Pasto Bueno, Pallasca, Ancash, Peru
115 mm x 103 mm. Hübnerite longest crystal: 80 mm tall. Main quartz crystal: 115 mm long
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PostPosted: Jun 26, 2010 19:57    Post subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan  

Truly outstanding collection and photographs Carles. Thanks for sharing
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PostPosted: Aug 02, 2010 14:27    Post subject: Collection of Carles Millan  

Elbaite, quartz, mica, albite?

Translucent prismatic crystals of elbaite showing two color zones set upon a matrix of lustrous mostly transparent slightly smoky to colorless quartz crystals, with mica and several small tabular colorless crystals that might be albite. Overall size: 65 mm x 57 mm x 50 mm. Main elbaite crystal: 45 mm tall, 13 mm wide. Weight: 135 g. Complete all around. Belonged to Lloyd Tate collection until 2009, who had acquired it in 2000 after being in an old German collection.

Himalaya Mine, Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA.

This deposit has produced tens of thousands of specimens for more than a century, many of them of high quality, although the vast majority, as can be seen at Mindat database, lack a matrix, or at least a decent matrix.

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Elbaite, quartz, mica, albite?
Himalaya Mine, Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
65 mm x 57 mm x 50 mm. Main elbaite crystal: 45 mm tall, 13 mm wide
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Elbaite, quartz, mica, albite?
Himalaya Mine, Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
65 mm x 57 mm x 50 mm. Main elbaite crystal: 45 mm tall, 13 mm wide
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Elbaite, quartz, mica, albite?
Himalaya Mine, Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
65 mm x 57 mm x 50 mm. Main elbaite crystal: 45 mm tall, 13 mm wide
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Elbaite, quartz, mica, albite?
Himalaya Mine, Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California, USA
65 mm x 57 mm x 50 mm. Main elbaite crystal: 45 mm tall, 13 mm wide
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PostPosted: Oct 23, 2010 15:30    Post subject: Collection of Carles Millan  

Elbaite, quartz, feldspar, schorl

Group of several deep pink (presumed) elbaite crystals with some zoning, accompanied by quartz, feldspar, and a little schorl on the back. Undamaged. Overall size: 61 mm x 60 mm x 52 mm. Main elbaite crystal: 17 mm wide, 20 mm tall. Weight: 198 g.

It comes from the village of Male, about 80 km south of Mogok, Sagaing District, Mandalay Division, Burma (currently Myanmar).

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Elbaite, quartz, feldspar, schorl
Male, about 80 km south of Mogok, Sagaing District, Mandalay Division, Burma (currently Myanmar)
61 mm x 60 mm x 52 mm. Main elbaite crystal: 17 mm wide, 20 mm tall
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Elbaite, quartz, feldspar, schorl
Male, about 80 km south of Mogok, Sagaing District, Mandalay Division, Burma (currently Myanmar)
61 mm x 60 mm x 52 mm. Main elbaite crystal: 17 mm wide, 20 mm tall
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Elbaite, quartz, feldspar, schorl
Male, about 80 km south of Mogok, Sagaing District, Mandalay Division, Burma (currently Myanmar)
61 mm x 60 mm x 52 mm. Main elbaite crystal: 17 mm wide, 20 mm tall
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Elbaite, quartz, feldspar, schorl.
Male, about 80 km south of Mogok, Sagaing District, Mandalay Division, Burma (currently Myanmar)
61 mm x 60 mm x 52 mm. Main elbaite crystal: 17 mm wide, 20 mm tall

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PostPosted: Oct 26, 2010 06:06    Post subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan  

Hm ... this one is perfect :)
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PostPosted: Oct 31, 2010 17:21    Post subject: Collection of Carles Millan  

Elbaite, lepidolite, microlite

Elbaite single crystal with some color zoning and the upper tip that looks like a multiple termination, with a number of silvery lepidolite crystals and a small octahedron of microlite attached on one side. Undamaged. Overall size: 100 mm tall x 24 mm wide in the widest point. Microlite crystal: 5 mm on edge. Weight: 85 g.

Paprok, Kunar Valley, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan.

Other elbaite specimens from the same locality can be seen at http://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?p=10793#10793 and http://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?p=2588#2588

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Elbaite, lepidolite, microlite.
Paprok, Kunar Valley, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
100 mm tall x 24 mm wide in the widest point. Microlite crystal: 5 mm on edge

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 Description:
Elbaite, lepidolite, microlite.
Paprok, Kunar Valley, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
100 mm tall x 24 mm wide in the widest point. Microlite crystal: 5 mm on edge

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 Description:
Elbaite, lepidolite, microlite.
Paprok, Kunar Valley, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
100 mm tall x 24 mm wide in the widest point. Microlite crystal: 5 mm on edge

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Elbaite, lepidolite, microlite.
Paprok, Kunar Valley, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
100 mm tall x 24 mm wide in the widest point. Microlite crystal: 5 mm on edge

Upper tip close-up view
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Elbaite, lepidolite, microlite. Microlite octahedron (5 mm on edge).
Paprok, Kunar Valley, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
100 mm tall x 24 mm wide in the widest point. Microlite crystal: 5 mm on edge
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PostPosted: Oct 31, 2010 17:32    Post subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan  

Amazing piece, Carles.
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PostPosted: Nov 01, 2010 16:49    Post subject: Collection of Carles Millan  

Elbaite, quartz

Group of pale pink and green, flat terminated, intergrown elbaite crystals aesthetically set on a matrix of crystallized smoky quartz. Undamaged. Overall size: 82 mm x 44 mm x 35 mm. Main tourmaline crystal: 59 mm tall, 14 mm wide. Weight: 94 g.

Paprok, Kunar Valley, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan.

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Elbaite, quartz
Paprok, Kunar Valley, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
82 mm x 44 mm x 35 mm. Main tourmaline crystal: 59 mm tall, 14 mm wide
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Elbaite, quartz.
Paprok, Kunar Valley, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
82 mm x 44 mm x 35 mm. Main tourmaline crystal: 59 mm tall, 14 mm wide

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Elbaite, quartz.
Paprok, Kunar Valley, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
82 mm x 44 mm x 35 mm. Main tourmaline crystal: 59 mm tall, 14 mm wide

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PostPosted: Nov 13, 2010 16:19    Post subject: Collection of Carles Millan  

(Old specimen, better photos)

Scheelite, quartz

Uncommon scheelite of pegmatitic origin on a crystallized quartz matrix from a 2008 find in Northern Pakistan. Overall size: 60 mm x 50 mm x 27 mm. Main scheelite crystal: 18 mm. Weight: 102g.

Pari, Kharmang District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan.

Although it is not fully clear yet, I think the exact locality for this find might be Pari (currently in the Kharmang District), Southeast of Skardu and near Khaplu (Ghanche District), Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. Indeed, Mindat already has an entry for Karman in the Ghanche District (from which the Kharmang District has been recently split), so I guess Gharmung and Karman should be unified for being different spellings of the toponym Kharmang and showing very similar specimens of scheelite. The hamlet of Pari is the locality registered for a specimen of this kind in the Bill & Carol Smith collection, totally (or partially) being sold by Dave Bunk. Its geographical position has been determined just in the Karmang area by using Google Maps and Google Earth, and can be seen in the map at http://carlesmillan.cat/maps/Pakistan.png close to the lower right corner.

Reference: "Moore's Compendium of Mineral Discoveries", 2016, vol. 2, page 463, read "Skardu, Shigar Valley...".

A different photo of this specimen has been published by Mineralienatlas at http://www.mineralienatlas.de/lexikon/index.php/Bildanzeige?pict=1266008249

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 Mineral: Scheelite, Quartz
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 Dimensions: 60 mm x 50 mm x 27 mm. Main scheelite crystal: 18 mm
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 Mineral: Scheelite, quartz
 Locality:
Pari, Kharmang Valley, Kharmang District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 60 mm x 50 mm x 27 mm. Main scheelite crystal: 18 mm
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6646-scheelite.jpg
 Mineral: Scheelite, quartz
 Locality:
Pari, Kharmang Valley, Kharmang District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 60 mm x 50 mm x 27 mm. Main scheelite crystal: 18 mm
 Description:
Photo copyright © Rob Lavinsky.
 Viewed:  6237 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Scheelite, quartz
 Locality:
Pari, Kharmang Valley, Kharmang District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 60 mm x 50 mm x 27 mm. Main scheelite crystal: 18 mm
 Description:
Photo copyright © Rob Lavinsky.
 Viewed:  6233 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Nov 23, 2010 06:28    Post subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan  

Stibnite, calcite

Two thin stibnite crystals with numerous bright colorless transparent calcite crystals attached along the stibnite. Overall size: 125 mm x 20 mm. Main stibnite crystal: 125 mm tall, 2.5 mm wide. Weight: about 17 g. Mined in October 2009.

Xikuangshan Sb deposit, Lengshuijiang, Loudi, Hunan, China.

Other similar stibnite specimens from the same locality can be seen at http://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?p=2546#2546 and http://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/viewtopic.php?p=4723#4723

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Stibnite, calcite.
Xikuangshan Sb deposit, Lengshuijiang, Loudi, Hunan, China
125 mm x 20 mm. Main stibnite crystal: 125 mm long, 2.5 mm wide

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PostPosted: Nov 24, 2010 05:31    Post subject: Collection of Carles Millan  

Sulfur, aragonite

Group of square pyramidal sulfur crystals, the main one doubly terminated, set on a matrix of almost colorless crystallized aragonite. Undamaged. Overall size: 100 mm x 60 mm x 60 mm. Main sulfur crystal: 44 mm long, 19 mm wide. Weight: 312 g.

Cozzodisi Mine, Casteltermini, Girgenti Province, Sicily, Italy.

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Sulfur, aragonite
Cozzodisi Mine, Casteltermini, Girgenti Province, Sicily, Italy
100 mm x 60 mm x 60 mm. Main sulfur crystal: 44 mm long, 19 mm wide
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Sulfur, aragonite
Cozzodisi Mine, Casteltermini, Girgenti Province, Sicily, Italy
100 mm x 60 mm x 60 mm. Main sulfur crystal: 44 mm long, 19 mm wide
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 Description:
Sulfur, aragonite
Cozzodisi Mine, Casteltermini, Girgenti Province, Sicily, Italy
100 mm x 60 mm x 60 mm. Main sulfur crystal: 44 mm long, 19 mm wide
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PostPosted: Nov 24, 2010 08:09    Post subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan  

Very nice sulphur, Carles, excellent crystals. Let me read your mind.... it comes from Expominer [Barcelona]!!
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PostPosted: Nov 24, 2010 08:29    Post subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan  

José Miguel wrote:
it comes from Expominer [Barcelona]!!

No, it came from Sicily I guess...

I'm glad you like it.

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