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Firmo Espinar




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PostPosted: Oct 11, 2021 05:24    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Hi Tobi.
It´s always interesting to make a comparison between specimens.


I´ve tried Sante with different LW UV lights. There isn´t any fluorescence signal.


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Quartz from La Belleza, Vélez Province, Santander Department, Colombia. (Nº-113)



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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Municipio La Belleza, Vélez Province, Santander Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 45mm x 75mm x 35mm
 Description:
Group of transparent hexagonal prisms quartz with a subtlle phantom inside the largest one.
 Viewed:  853 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Oct 17, 2021 10:34    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Quartz (variety smoky) from Bahia, Brazil.


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 Mineral: Quartz (variety smoky)
 Locality:
Bahia, Northeast Region, Brazil
 Dimensions: 54 mm x 86 mm x 41 mm
 Description:
Smoky quartz cluster with many divergent crystals growing on a side of the main one. Frontal light.
 Viewed:  750 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Oct 22, 2021 12:25    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Diopside from Koksha Valley, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan.


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 Mineral: Diopside
 Locality:
Koksha Valley, Khash & Kuran Wa Munjan Districts, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan
 Dimensions: 35 mm x 31 mm x 16 mm
 Description:
Mint green doubly terminated diopside crystal.
 Viewed:  675 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Oct 28, 2021 11:36    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Fluorite and Quartz from Berbes, Ribadesella, Asturias, Spain


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 Mineral: Fluorite and Quartz
 Locality:
Berbes mining area, Berbes, Ribadesella, Comarca Oriente, Asturias, Principality of Asturias, Spain
 Dimensions: 73 mm x 67 mm x 43 mm
 Description:
A classic from Spain. Stepped and violet colored fluorite cubes placed on a matrix of numerous quartz crystals.
 Viewed:  589 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite and Quartz
 Locality:
Berbes mining area, Berbes, Ribadesella, Comarca Oriente, Asturias, Principality of Asturias, Spain
 Dimensions: 73 mm x 67 mm x 43 mm
 Description:
Backside is coated with a cream micro quartz layer, some of them measuring 5 mm.
 Viewed:  591 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite and Quartz
 Locality:
Berbes mining area, Berbes, Ribadesella, Comarca Oriente, Asturias, Principality of Asturias, Spain
 Dimensions: Detail
 Description:
 Viewed:  591 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Oct 28, 2021 12:54    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Firmo, you have an excellent fluorite and quartz specimen.
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PostPosted: Oct 31, 2021 10:47    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Thank you so much Don for your kind words.
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PostPosted: Nov 10, 2021 13:10    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Opal (variety hyalite), Chalcedony and Quartz from Monok, Zemplén Mountains, Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County, Hungary.


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 Mineral: Opal (variety hyalite), Chalcedony and Quartz
 Locality:
Monok, Zemplén Mountains, Szerencs District, Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén, Hungary
 Dimensions: 63 mm x 52 mm x 50 mm
 Description:
Growth of botryoidal opal aggregates, aerial and clear. Top size from the locality. Weight: 120 gr
 Viewed:  329 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Opal (variety hyalite), Chalcedony and Quartz
 Locality:
Monok, Zemplén Mountains, Szerencs District, Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén, Hungary
 Dimensions: 63 mm x 52 mm x 50 mm
 Description:
The hyalite becomes very green in every type of UV light.
 Viewed:  329 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Opal (variety hyalite), Chalcedony and Quartz
 Locality:
Monok, Zemplén Mountains, Szerencs District, Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén, Hungary
 Dimensions: Detail. FOV 10mm.
 Description:
 Viewed:  332 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Nov 19, 2021 12:27    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Quartz and Clinochlore from La Belleza, Vélez Province, Santander Department, Colombia. (Nº-114)


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 Mineral: Quartz, Clinochlore
 Locality:
Municipio La Belleza, Vélez Province, Santander Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 45 mm x 83 mm x 30 mm
 Description:
Hexagonal prism with a large pyramidal white phantom, a green arborescent clinochlore inclusion and a big vertical crack. (Nº-114).
 Viewed:  225 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz, Clinochlore
 Locality:
Municipio La Belleza, Vélez Province, Santander Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: Detail
 Description:
Clinochlore cloud close up.
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PostPosted: Nov 25, 2021 17:02    Post subject: Re: Collection of Firmo Espinar  

Beryl (variety aquamarine) and Quartz from Shigar District, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan.


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 Mineral: Beryl (variety aquamarine) and Quartz
 Locality:
Shigar District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 42 mm x 45 mm x 24 mm
 Description:
Rich blue aquamarine crystal…
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 Mineral: Beryl (variety aquamarine) and Quartz
 Locality:
Shigar District, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan
 Dimensions: 42 mm x 45 mm x 24 mm
 Description:
hosting many well terminated quartz crystals at back side.
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