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PostPosted: Oct 14, 2020 17:19    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through Italy by Sante Celiberti  

Hello.

I continue with Sardinia.

Best regards.
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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Silius, Cagliari Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 13 x 4,5 cm
 Description:
Floater and intact specimen with translucent yellow-green crystals up to 34 mm.
 Viewed:  872 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Masua Mine, Masua, Iglesias, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 10 x 8 cm
 Description:
The biggest crystal measures 40 mm.
 Viewed:  872 Time(s)

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IMG_20201010_193441.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Masua Mine, Masua, Iglesias, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 10 x 8 cm
 Description:
Different view.
 Viewed:  871 Time(s)

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IMG_20201011_114328.jpg
 Mineral: Baryte, Pyrite, Fluorite
 Locality:
Silius, Cagliari Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 11 x 8 cm
 Description:
A translucent crystal of over 10 cm with scattered Pyrite and minor Fluorite.
 Viewed:  874 Time(s)

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IMG_20201011_114051.jpg
 Mineral: Barite
 Locality:
Silius, Cagliari Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 11 x 8 cm
 Description:
Same specimen backlit.
 Viewed:  873 Time(s)

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IMG_20201011_115839.jpg
 Mineral: Fluorite, Pyrite
 Locality:
Su Zurfuru Mine, Fluminimaggiore, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 83 x 54 mm
 Description:
Scattered Pyrite on colorless translucent Fluorite with crystals up to 30 mm.
 Viewed:  871 Time(s)

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IMG_20201010_192146.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite, Galena, Pyrite
 Locality:
San Giovanni Mine, Punta della Torre, Iglesias, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 59 x 42 mm
 Description:
Translucent to gemmy Calcite in association with Galena. Some Galena faces show a lustrous Pyrite patina.
 Viewed:  870 Time(s)

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IMG_20201010_192232.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite, Galena, Pyrite
 Locality:
San Giovanni Mine, Punta della Torre, Iglesias, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 59 x 42 mm
 Description:
Different view.
 Viewed:  872 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Tiny-Arenas Mine, Oridda Valley, Fluminimaggiore, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 84 x 55 mm
 Description:
Parallel growing of lamellar crystals.
 Viewed:  871 Time(s)

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IMG_20201011_120619.jpg
 Mineral: Fluorite, Marcasite, Quartz
 Locality:
Is Murvonis Mine, Domusnovas, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 80 x 65 mm
 Description:
Lustrous and clear crystals, some phantomed, up to 20 mm with Marcasite and Quartz.
 Viewed:  872 Time(s)

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IMG_20201011_121518.jpg
 Mineral: Fluorite, Marcasite, Quartz
 Locality:
Is Murvonis Mine, Domusnovas, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 80 x 65 mm
 Description:
Different view.
 Viewed:  871 Time(s)

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IMG_20201011_120843.jpg
 Mineral: Fluorite, Marcasite, Quartz
 Locality:
Is Murvonis Mine, Domusnovas, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 80 x 65 mm
 Description:
Detail.
 Viewed:  872 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Oct 19, 2020 14:34    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through Italy by Sante Celiberti  

Hello.

Some specimens more from Sardinia.

Best regards.
Sante



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 Mineral: Barite
 Locality:
Sa Corona 'e sa Craba, Barbusi, Carbonia, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 12 x 70 mm
 Description:
Transparent crystals up to 16 mm with a green-light blue color, some of them with reddish inclusions due to iron oxides.
 Viewed:  759 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Silver, Acanthite
 Locality:
Monte Narba Mine, San Vito, Narba Mountain, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 78,5 x 56 mm
 Description:
Native Silver accompanied by millimetric crystals of Acanthite.
 Viewed:  761 Time(s)

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IMG_20201012_135813.jpg
 Mineral: Quartz (variety amethyst)
 Locality:
Capurru Quarry, Osilo, Sassari Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 25 x 12 mm
 Description:
A sceptered crystal of 20 mm.
 Viewed:  760 Time(s)

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IMG_20201012_190831.jpg
 Mineral: Anglesite
 Locality:
Monteponi Mine, Iglesias, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 76 x 34 mm
 Description:
An octahedral crystal of 10,5 mm with a pastel green color.
 Viewed:  762 Time(s)

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IMG_20201012_191619.jpg
 Mineral: Phosgenite
 Locality:
Monteponi Mine, Iglesias, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 30 x 15 mm
 Description:
An off matrix prismatic crystal.
 Viewed:  761 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Cerussite
 Locality:
Monteponi Mine, Iglesias, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 38 x 25 mm
 Description:
A quite big crystal (repaired) for the locality.
 Viewed:  759 Time(s)

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IMG_20201012_194118.jpg
 Mineral: Anglesite
 Locality:
Monteponi Mine, Iglesias, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 25 x 15 mm
 Description:
A transparent crystal with no apparent attachment points and possible Galena inclusions.
 Viewed:  763 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Oct 24, 2020 15:38    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through Italy by Sante Celiberti  

Still from Sardinia.

Best regards.
Sante



IMG_20201013_211507.jpg
 Mineral: Fluorite, Baryte, Quartz
 Locality:
Muscadroxius-Genna Tres Montis Mine, Silius, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 116 x 50 mm
 Description:
Transparent crystals up to 11 mm, some of them bevelled, accompanied by Baryte on a bed of translucent small Quartzes.
 Viewed:  689 Time(s)

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IMG_20201013_210725.jpg
 Mineral: Fluorite, Baryte, Quartz
 Locality:
Muscadroxius-Genna Tres Montis Mine, Silius, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 116 x 50 mm
 Description:
Detail.
 Viewed:  689 Time(s)

IMG_20201013_210725.jpg



IMG_20201013_211725.jpg
 Mineral: Fluorite, Baryte, Quartz
 Locality:
Muscadroxius-Genna Tres Montis Mine, Silius, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 116 x 50 mm
 Description:
Detail.
 Viewed:  689 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Oct 26, 2020 14:07    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through Italy by Sante Celiberti  

Sardinia.


IMG_20201014_205005.jpg
 Mineral: Silver
 Locality:
Giovanni Bonu Mine, Sarrabus Mountains, San Vito, Sarrabus-Gerrei, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 15 x 10 mm
 Description:
Native Silver in my collection for fifty years.
 Viewed:  642 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Acanthite
 Locality:
Masaloni Mine, San Vito, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 18 x 10,3 mm
 Description:
In my collection for fifty years. The main crystal is 9 mm.
 Viewed:  642 Time(s)

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IMG_20201014_205606.jpg
 Mineral: Acanthite
 Locality:
Masaloni Mine, San Vito, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 18 x 10,3 mm
 Description:
Rear view.
 Viewed:  641 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Nov 05, 2020 16:36    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through Italy by Sante Celiberti  

Sardinia.


IMG_20201015_193959.jpg
 Mineral: Molybdenite
 Locality:
Perda de Pibera Mine, Gonnosfanadiga, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 34 x 32 mm
 Description:
A crystal of 26,5 mm.
 Viewed:  536 Time(s)

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IMG_20201015_194500.jpg
 Mineral: Molybdenite
 Locality:
Perda de Pibera Mine, Gonnosfanadiga, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 34 x 32 mm
 Description:
Different view.
 Viewed:  536 Time(s)

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IMG_20201015_203028.jpg
 Mineral: Phosgenite
 Locality:
Monteponi Mine, Iglesias, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 42 x 38 mm
 Description:
A complete group of translucent crystals up to 34,6 mm. Growing in Sardinian Phosgenites is often disturbed by matrix interferences.
 Viewed:  536 Time(s)

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IMG_20201015_202013.jpg
 Mineral: Phosgenite
 Locality:
Monteponi Mine, Iglesias, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 42 x 38 mm
 Description:
Different view.
 Viewed:  536 Time(s)

IMG_20201015_202013.jpg



IMG_20201015_200348.jpg
 Mineral: Anglesite, Galena
 Locality:
Montevecchio Mines, Arbus, Medio Campidano Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 47,6 x 40 mm
 Description:
A clear, transparent and lustrous crystal of 19 mm on a bed of millimetric crystals in Galena matrix.
 Viewed:  536 Time(s)

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IMG_20201015_201624.jpg
 Mineral: Anglesite, Galena
 Locality:
Montevecchio Mines, Arbus, Medio Campidano Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 47,6 x 40 mm
 Description:
Different lighting.
 Viewed:  536 Time(s)

IMG_20201015_201624.jpg



IMG_20201015_201855.jpg
 Mineral: Anglesite, Galena
 Locality:
Montevecchio Mines, Arbus, Medio Campidano Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 47,6 x 40 mm
 Description:
Closer view.
 Viewed:  538 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Nov 10, 2020 16:26    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through Italy by Sante Celiberti  

Sardinia.


IMG_20201015_203759.jpg
 Mineral: Fluorite, Baryte, Smithsonite
 Locality:
Is Murvonis Mine, Domusnovas, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 65,6 x 47,2 mm
 Description:
Clear and shining crystals up to 14 mm with sub-parallel growing faces, accompanied by Baryte. Bayite and a part of Fluorite have been covered by Smithsonite.
 Viewed:  436 Time(s)

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IMG_20201015_204559.jpg
 Mineral: Fluorite, Baryte, Smithsonite
 Locality:
Is Murvonis Mine, Domusnovas, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 65,6 x 47,2 mm
 Description:
Different view.
 Viewed:  436 Time(s)

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IMG_20201015_203944.jpg
 Mineral: Fluorite, Baryte, Smithsonite
 Locality:
Is Murvonis Mine, Domusnovas, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 65,6 x 47,2 mm
 Description:
Rear view.
 Viewed:  436 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Nov 12, 2020 15:36    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through Italy by Sante Celiberti  

Sardinia.


IMG_20201016_205132.jpg
 Mineral: Pyromorphite
 Locality:
Crabulazzu Mine, Arbus, Medio Campidano Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 49 x 30,5 mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  369 Time(s)

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IMG_20201016_212310.jpg
 Mineral: Mimetite
 Locality:
Su Zurfuru Mine, Fluminimaggiore, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 47 x 32 mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  368 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Nov 16, 2020 16:27    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through Italy by Sante Celiberti  

Sardinia.


IMG_20201016_211510.jpg
 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
San Giovanni Mine, Punta della Torre, Iglesias, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 66,6 x 50 mm
 Description:
Tabular, translucent crystals up to 43 mm, with chisel like termination, on lamellar Baryte.
 Viewed:  250 Time(s)

IMG_20201016_211510.jpg



IMG_20201016_212054.jpg
 Mineral: Baryte, Marcasite, Galena
 Locality:
Muscadroxius-Genna Tres Montis Mine, Silius, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 60 x 50 mm
 Description:
Water clear, translucent crystals up to 62 mm, with chisel like termination, covered by Marcasite and Galena.
 Viewed:  250 Time(s)

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IMG_20201016_212526.jpg
 Mineral: Baryte, Galena
 Locality:
Silius, Cagliari Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 12 x 6 cm
 Description:
A floater group of prismatic, translucent crystals with chisel like termination and with scattered tiny crystals of Galena.
 Viewed:  250 Time(s)

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IMG_20201016_212702.jpg
 Mineral: Baryte, Galena
 Locality:
Silius, Cagliari Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 12 x 6 cm
 Description:
Same specimen backlit.
 Viewed:  250 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Nov 24, 2020 14:47    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through Italy by Sante Celiberti  

Sardinia.


IMG_20201016_205927.jpg
 Mineral: Pyromorphite
 Locality:
Crabulazzu Mine, Arbus, Medio Campidano Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 35,6 x 31,3 mm
 Description:
One of best crystallized sample from this classic Sardinian mine. The lower group of crystals is protected by an upper crystallized freestanding "curtain" which develops 4 cm. The specimen bears my catalog number 13 and is the first curiosity I put in my collection.
 Viewed:  103 Time(s)

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IMG_20201016_210126.jpg
 Mineral: Pyro
 Locality:
Crabulazzu Mine, Arbus, Medio Campidano Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 35,6 x 31,3 mm
 Description:
Different view.
 Viewed:  99 Time(s)

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IMG_20201016_210620.jpg
 Mineral: Pyromorphite
 Locality:
Crabulazzu Mine, Arbus, Medio Campidano Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 35,6 x 31,3 mm
 Description:
Detail of the "curtain".
 Viewed:  99 Time(s)

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