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Collection of Firmo Espinar
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PostPosted: Jun 17, 2021 15:25    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Pyrite from Navajún, La Rioja, Spain.

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Quartz from Kharan, Baluchistan, Pakistan



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 Mineral: Pyrite
 Locality:
Ampliación a Victoria Mine, Navajún, Comarca Cervera, La Rioja, Spain
 Dimensions: 18mm x 22mm x 20mm
 Description:
The birth of a cube.
 Viewed:  2357 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Kharan District, Balochistan (Baluchistan), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 52mm x 25mm x 24mm
 Description:
Bicolour quartz with a crest.
 Viewed:  2355 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Kharan District, Balochistan (Baluchistan), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 25mm x 52mm x 24mm
 Description:
Doubly terminated.
 Viewed:  2359 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 23, 2021 15:41    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Quartz (variety smoky) with Orthoclase (variety adularia) from Innergschlöss, Tauern Valley, East Tyrol, Tyrol, Austria.


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 Mineral: Quartz (variety smoky) and Orthoclase (variety adularia)
 Locality:
Innergschlöss Glacier, Tauern Valley, East Tyrol, Tyrol/Tirol, Austria
 Dimensions: 78mm x 94mm x 65mm
 Description:
Floater combination of smoky quartz set on white and sharp adularia crystals from this uncommon locality.
 Viewed:  2291 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 29, 2021 06:11    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Spessartine from Seydar, Hoh Nala, Braldu Valley, Shigar District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan.


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 Mineral: Spessartine, Muscovite and Quartz.
 Locality:
Seydar, Hoh Nala, Braldu Valley, Shigar District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 25mm x 32mm x 25mm
 Description:
Red spessartine and muscovite on quartz.
 Viewed:  2185 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 06, 2021 05:19    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Celestine from Minerama, Jaén, Spain.


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 Mineral: Celestine
 Locality:
Minerama II Claim, Puente Tablas, Jaén city, Jaén, Comarca Metropolitana de Jaén, Andalusia, Spain
 Dimensions: 85mm x 55mm x 50mm
 Description:
It´s overall an ugly copy but has some good crystals. It´s also an exchange from a friend who is living now at Peru.
 Viewed:  2087 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Celestine
 Locality:
Minerama II Claim, Puente Tablas, Jaén city, Jaén, Comarca Metropolitana de Jaén, Andalusia, Spain
 Dimensions: 9mm height
 Description:
Single crystal.
 Viewed:  2091 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 15, 2021 15:44    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Quartz from Hoya de los Toriles Quarry, Segovia, Spain.

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Quartz from Kharan, Baluchistan, Pakistan



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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Hoya de los Toriles Quarry, Villacastín, Comarca Segovia Sur, Segovia, Castile and León, Spain
 Dimensions: 55mm x 50mm x 50mm
 Description:
Exchanged in 2013.
 Viewed:  1995 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz (variety faden)
 Locality:
Kharan District, Balochistan (Baluchistan), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 78mm x 18mm x 5mm
 Description:
A white faden line crosses the crystal along.
 Viewed:  1993 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 26, 2021 15:38    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Quartz from, Buriticá, Occidente Province, Antioquia Department, Colombia. (Nº-110).


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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Buriticá, Occidente Province, Antioquia Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 133mm x 42mm x 33mm
 Description:
Doubly terminated translucent crystal; the biggest i have from this locality. One of the ends has a largest face. (Nº-110).
There is a grey cloud that shows some growth lines. Weight: 220 gr.
 Viewed:  1883 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Buriticá, Occidente Province, Antioquia Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 133mm x 42mm x 33mm
 Description:
These quartzs have some marks in the middle of the prism faces like this ones we see in the photograph.
 Viewed:  1879 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 31, 2021 16:32    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Baryte from Baia Sprie Mine, Baia Sprie, Maramureș County, Romania.


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 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Baia Sprie Mine, Baia Sprie, Maramures, Romania
 Dimensions: 108mm x 95mm x 56mm
 Description:
Transparent glossy baryte crystals from this classic locality. Weight: 540 gr.
 Viewed:  1774 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Aug 06, 2021 12:13    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Rutile and Quartz from Brazil.

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Quartz from Santander Department, Colombia. (Nº-111).



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 Mineral: Rutile and Quartz
 Locality:
Brazil
 Dimensions: FOV 13 mm
 Description:
A polished quartz close up
 Viewed:  1658 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Santander Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 82mm x 38mm x 14mm
 Description:
Surely this crystal grew on a first generation quartz. (Nº-111).
 Viewed:  1658 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Santander Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 38mm x 14mm x 82mm
 Description:
Overhead view.
 Viewed:  1658 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Aug 12, 2021 10:25    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Fluorite from Kharan, Baluchistan, Pakistan.


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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Kharan District, Balochistan (Baluchistan), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 73mm x 70mm x 32mm
 Description:
Cubic fluorite cluster.
 Viewed:  1557 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Aug 18, 2021 11:52    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Quartz from Santander Department, Colombia. (Nº-112).


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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Santander Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 106mm x 32mm x 26mm
 Description:
Doubly terminated crystal. (Nº-112). Weight: 105 gr.
 Viewed:  1460 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Aug 24, 2021 10:13    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Fluorite from Taourirt, Taourirt Province, Oriental Region, Morocco.


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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Taourirt, Taourirt Province, Oriental Region, Morocco
 Dimensions: 40mm x 33mm x 25mm
 Description:
Little purple cubic fluorite from a classic locality.
 Viewed:  1358 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Sep 01, 2021 10:39    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Cerussite from Mibladen, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco.


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 Mineral: Cerussite
 Locality:
Mibladen (Mibladen mining district), Midelt, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
 Dimensions: 26mm x 28mm x 23mm
 Description:
Translucent pseudooctaedral crystal of cerussite, fluorescent bright yellow in both UV SW and LW.
 Viewed:  1189 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Cerussite
 Locality:
Mibladen (Mibladen mining district), Midelt, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
 Dimensions: 26mm x 28mm x 23mm
 Description:
Under UV LW. Most common activator: Pb2+
 Viewed:  1190 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Sep 07, 2021 09:55    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Corundum (variety ruby) from Ali Abad, Hunza Valley, Nagar District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan.


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 Mineral: Corundum (variety ruby)
 Locality:
Ali Abad, Hunza Valley, Nagar District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 57mm x 42mm x 32mm
 Description:
Ruby crystals on a marble matrix.
 Viewed:  961 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Corundum (variety ruby)
 Locality:
Ali Abad, Hunza Valley, Nagar District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 57mm x 42mm x 32mm
 Description:
Close up.
 Viewed:  959 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Corundum (variety ruby)
 Locality:
Ali Abad, Hunza Valley, Nagar District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 57mm x 42mm x 32mm
 Description:
Fluorescent under UV LW in electric red bright.
 Viewed:  959 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Sep 12, 2021 15:34    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Calcite from Eifel Mountains, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.


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 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate/Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
 Dimensions: 36mm x 35mm x 33mm
 Description:
White botryoidal calcite crystals on a lava matrix.
 Viewed:  855 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate/Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
 Dimensions: 36mm x 35mm x 33mm
 Description:
Fluorescent blue in UV LW.
 Viewed:  851 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Sep 24, 2021 09:25    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Quartz from Bahía, Brazil.


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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Bahia, Northeast Region, Brazil
 Dimensions: 93mm x 72mm x 45mm
 Description:
Smoky quartz cluster with dark tops but also translucent under backlight.
 Viewed:  680 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Bahia, Northeast Region, Brazil
 Dimensions: 93mm x 72mm x 45mm
 Description:
Under backlight.
 Viewed:  681 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Sep 28, 2021 08:27    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Nice specimen! As a quartz fan, I always like it when there are different zones of transparency and colour intensity on a crystal.
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PostPosted: Sep 30, 2021 16:06    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Hi Tobi.

I agree with you about the quartz.



Quartz (variety faden) from Kharan, Baluchistan, Pakistan.



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 Mineral: Quartz (variety faden)
 Locality:
Kharan District, Balochistan (Baluchistan), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 68mm x 23mm x 12mm
 Description:
This faden quartz is transparent, sharp and well terminated in both ends although it seems to be broken.
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PostPosted: Oct 06, 2021 13:08    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Calcite (septarian nodule) from Guelmim-Oued Noun Region, Morocco.


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 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Guelmim-Oued Noun Region, Morocco
 Dimensions: 73 mm x 60 mm x 18 mm
 Description:
Septarian nodule filled of calcite. It was collected at the south border of this región.
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PostPosted: Oct 07, 2021 02:03    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

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Calcite
Guelmim-Oued Noun Region, Morocco
Septarian nodule filled of calcite. It was collected at the south border of this región.
Nice piece, reminds me of the famous ones from Muddy Creek in Utah!
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PostPosted: Oct 07, 2021 03:31    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

I agree with Tobi.

Have you tried the fluorescence of Calcite?
The Italian ones show a vivid yellow fluorescence.
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