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PostPosted: Apr 08, 2019 04:20    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Quartz from La Belleza, Vélez, Santander Department, Colombia. (Nº-37).

Couple Quartz crystals clearly a victory sign.
One of them with white phantom geometrical inclusions. This inclusion takes well defined forms.



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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Municipio La Belleza, Vélez Province, Santander Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 90mm x 74mm x 46mm overall size and largest = 30mm x 83mm x 23mm
 Description:
Couple Quartz crystals clearly a victory sign. (Nº-37).
 Viewed:  1168 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Municipio La Belleza, Vélez Province, Santander Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 90mm x 74mm x 46mm overall size and largest = 30mm x 83mm x 23mm
 Description:
One of them with white phantom geometrical inclusions. This inclusion takes well defined forms. (Nº-37).
 Viewed:  1165 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Apr 11, 2019 15:53    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Quartz from Muzo, Boyacá Department, Colombia. (Nº-25).

Cluster with two main Quartz brothers crystals and many smaller some of them doubly terminated.



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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Muzo mining district, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 45mm x 67mm x 41mm
 Description:
(Nº-25).
 Viewed:  1073 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Muzo mining district, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 45mm x 67mm x 41mm
 Description:
Cluster with two main Quartz brothers crystals and many smaller some of them doubly terminated. (Nº-25).
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PostPosted: Apr 14, 2019 10:45    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Aquamarine from Shigar Valley, Skardu, Pakistan.

Group of two Beryl (aquamarine) with a doubly terminated crystal settled on the termination of the vertical one, looking like a tower crane.

The vertical has well defined faces and edges and shows a clear and subtle blue aquamarine color.



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 Mineral: Beryl (variety aquamarine)
 Locality:
Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 65mm x 69mm x 16mm overall size. Vertical= 14mm x 40mm x 11mm. Horizontal= 67mm x 9mm x 8mm
 Description:
A tower crane.
 Viewed:  996 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Beryl (variety aquamarine)
 Locality:
Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 65mm x 69mm x 16mm overall size. Vertical= 14mm x 40mm x 11mm. Horizontal= 67mm x 9mm x 8mm
 Description:
Group of two Beryl (variety aquamarine) with a doubly terminated crystal settled on the termination of the vertical one, looking like a tower crane.
The vertical has well defined faces and edges and shows a clear and subtle blue aquamarine color.
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PostPosted: Apr 17, 2019 10:09    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Quartz from Muzo, Boyacá Department, Colombia. (Nº-8).

Two slim crystals arranged in V with sons all around the main. There are many terminations in a point of the largest crystal.



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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Muzo mining district, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 52mm x 104mm x 34mm
 Description:
(Nº-8).
 Viewed:  916 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Muzo mining district, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 52mm x 104mm x 34mm
 Description:
There are many terminations in a point of the largest crystal. (Nº-8).
 Viewed:  917 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Muzo mining district, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 52mm x 104mm x 34mm
 Description:
(Nº-8).
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PostPosted: Apr 20, 2019 10:10    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Aquamarine with smoky Quartz from Erongo, Namibia.

Light blue hexagonal aquamarine crystal with smoky quartz.
The top is rich in faces, two of them symmetric with a bevelling in both.

A Beryl from Namibia dedicated to the memory of our fellow Heimo Hellwig, who showed us some wonders of this usually unknown country.



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 Mineral: Beryl (variety aquamarine) and Quartz (variety smoky)
 Locality:
Erongo Region, Namibia
 Dimensions: 35mm x 37mm x 18mm overall size. Beryl = 24mm x 37mm x 18mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  860 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Beryl (variety aquamarine) and Quartz (variety smoky)
 Locality:
Erongo Region, Namibia
 Dimensions: 35mm x 37mm x 18mm overall size. Beryl = 24mm x 37mm x 18mm
 Description:
The top is rich in faces, two of them symmetric with a bevelling in both.
 Viewed:  862 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Beryl (variety aquamarine) and Quartz (variety smoky)
 Locality:
Erongo Region, Namibia
 Dimensions: 35mm x 37mm x 18mm overall size. Beryl = 24mm x 37mm x 18mm
 Description:
Light blue hexagonal aquamarine crystal with smoky quartz.
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PostPosted: Apr 25, 2019 12:21    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Quartz from Segovia, Northeast, Antioquia Department, Colombia. (Nº-44).

Good size doubly terminated translucent Quartz crystal with many termination points at both ends.
Also in a side there are growing of caramel color smaller ones.

The quartzs i have from Segovia are usually without notches, but the size and the well conservated edges from this locality, where gold is the King, make this piece a special example.

To know more you have a thread in the spanish side showing a trip to Segovia looking for a “entable” or gold ore transformation colombian factory.

Segovia, the village of the gold



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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Segovia, Northeastern, Antioquia Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 86mm x 46mm x 35mm
 Description:
(Nº-44).
 Viewed:  808 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Segovia, Northeastern, Antioquia Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 86mm x 46mm x 35mm
 Description:
(Nº-44).
 Viewed:  807 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Segovia, Northeastern, Antioquia Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 86mm x 46mm x 35mm
 Description:
(Nº-44).
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PostPosted: Apr 28, 2019 10:00    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Quartz from Bolívar, Santander Department, Colombia. (Nº-40).

Main cristal with a white geometric phantom.



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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Municipio Bolívar, Vélez Province, Santander Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 36mm x 25mm x 32mm
 Description:
(Nº-40).
 Viewed:  747 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Municipio Bolívar, Vélez Province, Santander Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 36mm x 25mm x 32mm
 Description:
(Nº-40).
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PostPosted: May 02, 2019 16:46    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Quartz from the Buriticá gold mining area, West Region, Antioquia Department, Colombia. (Nº-47).


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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Buriticá, Occidente Province, Antioquia Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 35mm x 101mm x 31mm
 Description:
(Nº-47).
 Viewed:  645 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Buriticá, Occidente Province, Antioquia Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 35mm x 101mm x 31mm
 Description:
(Nº-47).
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PostPosted: May 05, 2019 10:05    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Smithsonite from Tarragona, Spain.

Botryoidal yellow Smithsonite on matrix. Ex Lluís Daunis.



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 Mineral: Smithsonite
 Locality:
Mas d'en Galofre Mines, L'Albiol, Comarca Baix Camp, Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain
 Dimensions: 42mm x 36mm x 30mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  579 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Smithsonite
 Locality:
Mas d'en Galofre Mines, L'Albiol, Comarca Baix Camp, Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain
 Dimensions: 42mm x 36mm x 30mm
 Description:
Botryoidal yellow Smithsonite on matrix. Ex Lluís Daunis.
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PostPosted: May 08, 2019 09:58    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Quartz from Bolívar, Santander Department, Colombia. (Nº-45).

Transparent single needle Quartz.

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Quartz from Bolívar, Santander Department, Colombia. (Nº-46).



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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Municipio Bolívar, Vélez Province, Santander Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 25mm x 68mm x 21mm. Needle = 5mm x 60mm x 5mm
 Description:
Transparent single needle Quartz. (Nº-45).
 Viewed:  513 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Municipio Bolívar, Vélez Province, Santander Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 22mm x 49mm x 16mm
 Description:
(Nº-46).
 Viewed:  510 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Municipio Bolívar, Vélez Province, Santander Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 22mm x 49mm x 16mm
 Description:
(Nº-46).
 Viewed:  511 Time(s)

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PostPosted: May 11, 2019 09:42    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Quartz from Muzo, Boyacá Department, Colombia. (Nº-50).

Transparent Quartz crystal with anthracite phantoms taking well defined geometric forms looking like a sergeant stripes.

There are some notches but was hard to buy; the seller loved this Quartz.



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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Muzo mining district, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 26mm x 42mm x 20mm
 Description:
(Nº-50).
 Viewed:  438 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Muzo mining district, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 26mm x 42mm x 20mm
 Description:
Transparent Quartz crystal with anthracite phantoms taking well defined geometric forms looking like a sergeant stripes. (Nº-50).
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PostPosted: May 14, 2019 13:13    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Quartz from Bolívar, Santander Department, Colombia. (Nº-43).

Doubly terminated transparent Quartz crystal with some divergent ones.



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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Municipio Bolívar, Vélez Province, Santander Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 63mm x 22mm x 16mm
 Description:
(Nº-43).
 Viewed:  326 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Municipio Bolívar, Vélez Province, Santander Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 63mm x 22mm x 16mm
 Description:
Doubly terminated transparent Quartz crystal with some divergent ones. (Nº-43).
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PostPosted: May 17, 2019 09:12    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Quartz with Elbaite (variety verdelite) from Coronel Murta, Jequitinhonha, Minas Gerais, Brazil.


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 Mineral: Quartz, Elbaite (variety verdelite)
 Locality:
Coronel Murta, Jequitinhonha, Minas Gerais, Brazil
 Dimensions: 37mm X 39mm X 25mm
 Description:
Frontal view.
 Viewed:  237 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz, Elbaite (variety verdelite)
 Locality:
Coronel Murta, Jequitinhonha, Minas Gerais, Brazil
 Dimensions: 37mm X 39mm X 25mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  237 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz, Elbaite (variety verdelite)
 Locality:
Coronel Murta, Jequitinhonha, Minas Gerais, Brazil
 Dimensions: 37mm X 39mm X 25mm
 Description:
Backside.
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PostPosted: May 20, 2019 10:13    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Quartz from Bolívar, Santander Department, Colombia. (Nº-48).

Quartz cluster with a bent main crystal.



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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Municipio Bolívar, Vélez Province, Santander Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 78mm x 66mm x 26mm
 Description:
(Nº-48).
 Viewed:  126 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Municipio Bolívar, Vélez Province, Santander Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 78mm x 66mm x 26mm
 Description:
Quartz cluster with a bent main crystal.
(Nº-48).
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PostPosted: May 23, 2019 09:21    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Quartz from Bolívar, Santander Department, Colombia. (Nº-49).


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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Municipio Bolívar, Vélez Province, Santander Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 23mm x 64mm x 22mm
 Description:
(Nº-49).
 Viewed:  53 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Municipio Bolívar, Vélez Province, Santander Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 23mm x 64mm x 22mm
 Description:
(Nº-49).
 Viewed:  53 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Municipio Bolívar, Vélez Province, Santander Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 23mm x 64mm x 22mm
 Description:
(Nº-49).
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