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PostPosted: Jun 12, 2020 17:05    Post subject: Popular Minerals  

There are specimens that for whatever reason are the ones that receive the most visits daily. I will be publishing them in this thread.


Sulfur with Calcite - Agrigento Province_Sicily_Italy.jpg
 Mineral: Sulfur with Calcite
 Locality:
Cozzo Disi Mine, Casteltermini, Agrigento (Girgenti) Province, Sicily, Italy
 Dimensions: Specimen size: 9.4 × 7.3 × 6.3 cm = 3.70” × 2.87” × 2.48” / Main crystal size: 3.8 × 3.1 cm = 1.50” × 1.22”
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Group of Sulfur crystals with a flattened dipyramidal shape. They are on a Calcite matrix.
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PostPosted: Jun 12, 2020 17:09    Post subject: Re: Popular Minerals  

Great idea Jordi, I'll be looking forward to your posts.

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PostPosted: Jun 13, 2020 13:42    Post subject: Popular Minerals - Baryte on Rhodochrosite  

Baryte on Rhodochrosite


Baryte on Rhodochrosite - Cavnic_Maramures_Romania.jpg
 Mineral: Baryte on Rhodochrosite
 Locality:
Cavnic mining area, Cavnic, Maramures, Romania
 Dimensions: Specimen size: 13 × 12.4 × 4.2 cm = 5.12” × 4.88” × 1.65” / main crystal size: 2.5 × 1.5 cm = 0.98” × 0.59”
 Description:
Group of flattened rhombohedral Rhodochrosite crystals, very bright and uniform pink color, with small Dolomite crystals and water-clear platy Baryte crystals, completely transparent.
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PostPosted: Jun 17, 2020 14:25    Post subject: Popular Minerals - Baryte on Quartz from Pöhla  

Baryte on Quartz from Pöhla


Baryte with Quartz - Pöhla_Saxony_Germany.jpg
 Mineral: Baryte and Quartz
 Locality:
Pöhla, Schwarzenberg District, Erzgebirgskreis, Saxony/Sachsen, Germany
 Dimensions: Specimen size: 7.2 × 4.2 × 3.6 cm / Main crystal size: 2 × 1 cm
 Description:
Elongated Baryte crystals on matrix, highly profiled and with well defined faces and edges and with the transparency, luster and intensity of color that have made these Barytes famous. From a classic German deposit.
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PostPosted: Jun 18, 2020 04:06    Post subject: Re: Popular Minerals  

Beautiful classic baryte from Saxony :-)
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PostPosted: Jun 18, 2020 16:25    Post subject: Re: Popular Minerals  

Gold from Uriman, Venezuela


Gold - Uriman, Bolívar State, Venezuela.jpg
 Mineral: Gold
 Locality:
Uriman, Bolívar State, Venezuela
 Dimensions: 1.3 × 0.5 × 0.5 cm
 Description:
Group of elongated rhombododecahedral crystals, one of them clearly dominant, with unusually sharp crystalline forms. The morphology of the specimen is very peculiar.
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PostPosted: Jun 19, 2020 17:55    Post subject: Popular Minerals - Sphalerite from Trepca  

Sphalerite with Siderite from Trepča


Sphalerite with Siderite - Stan Trg Mine_Kosovska Mitrovica District_Kosovo.jpg
 Mineral: Sphalerite with Siderite
 Locality:
Stan Trg (Stari Trg) Mine, Trepča Complex, Trepča Valley, Kosovska Mitrovica, Kosovska Mitrovica District, Kosovo
 Dimensions: Specimen size: 9.1 × 5.4 × 3.3 cm / main crystal size: 2.3 × 1.4 cm
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Group of twinned Sphalerite crystals, well defined and partially covered by light brown spherulitic-botryoidal Siderite.
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PostPosted: Jun 20, 2020 17:43    Post subject: Popular Minerals - Volborthite from Milpillas Mine, Mexico  

Volborthite from Milpillas Mine, Mexico


Volborthite with Malachite - Milpillas Mine_Sonora_Mexico.jpg
 Mineral: Volborthite with Malachite and Azurite and on Dickite
 Locality:
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Municipio Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico
 Dimensions: Specimen size: 4.9 × 3.5 × 2.2 cm / main crystal size: 3.3 × 1.4 cm
 Description:
Photo: Joaquim Callén
The Volborthites of Milpillas are among the most spectacular discoveries that have happened in the mineral world in recent years. In general they are of an enormous quality and in aspects this great rosette of crystals with Malachite and on matrix stands out among others.
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PostPosted: Jun 24, 2020 17:21    Post subject: Erythrite from the type locality, Schneeberg  

Erythrite with Quartz - Schneeberg District, Saxony, Germany


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 Mineral: Erythrite with Quartz
 Locality:
Schneeberg District, Erzgebirgskreis, Saxony/Sachsen, Germany
 Dimensions: Specimen size: 9.2 × 5.7 × 5.3 cm / main crystal size: 3 × 1.2 cm
 Description:
Centered aggregate of acicular Erythrite crystals, with the habit, brilliance and presentation that have made the Schneeberg Erythrites famous. This is the type locality for the species. The specimen, apart from being classic, also has a long pedigree documented in its accompanying label record.
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PostPosted: Jun 24, 2020 20:29    Post subject: Re: Popular Minerals  

That's spectacular Jordi, thanks for the post.
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PostPosted: Jun 25, 2020 17:06    Post subject: Re: Popular Minerals  

Thanks Brent. I like classics...
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PostPosted: Jun 25, 2020 17:56    Post subject: Re: Popular Minerals  

Here's another erythrite from the Schneeberg district.


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 Mineral: Erythrite
 Dimensions: 2 cm
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PostPosted: Jun 26, 2020 17:06    Post subject: Popular Minerals - Cassiterite from Mount Xuebaoding  

Cassiterite from Mount Xuebaoding, Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China


Cassiterite on Muscovite from Mount Xuebaoding_Pingwu_Sichuan_China.jpg
 Mineral: Cassiterite on Muscovite
 Locality:
Mount Xuebaoding, Pingwu, Mianyang Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
 Dimensions: Specimen size: 8.7 x 8.33.5 cm / main crystal size: 2 x 1.3 cm
 Description:
Former collection of Miguel David Martínez
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