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Collection of Carles Millan
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PostPosted: Jul 03, 2013 04:43    Post subject: Collection of Carles Millan (bournonite)  

Bournonite, quartz

Specimen with several sharp and lustrous, well defined, gunmetal color bournonite crystals, showing the classic stepped habit of the species, on a thin matrix of grayish white quartz. Overall size: 87 mm x 42 mm x 39 mm. Weight: 200 g. Undamaged. From a new pocket found in September 2012.

Viboras Mine, Machacamarca (Colavi District), Cornelio Saavedra, Potosí, Bolivia.

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Bournonite, quartz
Viboras Mine, Machacamarca (Colavi District), Cornelio Saavedra, Potosí, Bolivia
87 mm x 42 mm x 39 mm
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Bournonite, quartz
Viboras Mine, Machacamarca (Colavi District), Cornelio Saavedra, Potosí, Bolivia
87 mm x 42 mm x 39 mm
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PostPosted: Jul 05, 2013 15:42    Post subject: Collection of Carles Millan (löllingite)  

Löllingite, arsenopyrite

Cluster of three typical, irregular, ax-shaped, bright silvery löllingite crystals showing polycrystalline growth, with several small arsenopyrite cristals. Overall size: 49 mm x 43 mm x 39 mm. Main löllingite crystal: 35 mm long. Weight: 95 g.

Huanggang mine, Hexigten Banner, Keshiketeng, Ulanhad League, Chifeng, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China.

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Löllingite, arsenopyrite
Huanggang mine, Hexigten Banner, Keshiketeng, Ulanhad League, Chifeng, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
49 mm x 43 mm x 39 mm. Main löllingite crystal: 35 mm long
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Löllingite, arsenopyrite
Huanggang mine, Hexigten Banner, Keshiketeng, Ulanhad League, Chifeng, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China
49 mm x 43 mm x 39 mm. Main löllingite crystal: 35 mm long
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PostPosted: Jun 15, 2014 15:46    Post subject: Collection of Carles Millan  

Vivianite, siderite, pyrite

Vivianite tabular crystal with an irregular shape, transparent with some opacities and showing a deep green color, perched on a matrix made of siderite and pyrite. Undamaged (for now). The crystal size is 82 mm x 38 mm x 11 mm, and the matrix 90 mm x 56 mm. Weight: 208 g. From a new find in year 2013.

Huanuni mine, Huanuni, Dalence Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia.

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Vivianite, siderite, pyrite
Huanuni mine, Huanuni, Dalence Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
Crystal size: 82 mm x 38 mm x 11 mm. Matrix size: 90 mm x 56 mm
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Vivianite, siderite, pyrite
Huanuni mine, Huanuni, Dalence Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
Crystal size: 82 mm x 38 mm x 11 mm. Matrix size: 90 mm x 56 mm
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Vivianite, siderite, pyrite
Huanuni mine, Huanuni, Dalence Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia
Crystal size: 82 mm x 38 mm x 11 mm. Matrix size: 90 mm x 56 mm
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PostPosted: Jun 15, 2014 16:41    Post subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan  

A really outstanding vivianite specimen, Carles, very impressive in this size and with that gem quality. Congratulations to that worldclass specimen!
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PostPosted: Jun 15, 2014 18:06    Post subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan  

Carles, I agree with Tobi. Great specimen and photography.

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PostPosted: Jun 15, 2014 18:16    Post subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan  

Outstanding specimen Carles!
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PostPosted: Jun 15, 2014 22:29    Post subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan  

Carles, Nice to see you posting again!! Your wonderful specimens and photography have been missed. You really captured the transparency of this specimen.
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PostPosted: Jun 16, 2014 07:38    Post subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan  

To Tobi, Don, Mike and Bob

Thank you for your kind and undeserved words. I'm very glad you like my vivianite.
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PostPosted: Jun 16, 2014 12:11    Post subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan  

Of the best I've seen, really superb.

Enrique Llorens.
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PostPosted: Jun 24, 2014 04:06    Post subject: Collection of Carles Millan  

Azurite, malachite

Group of azurite crystals with malachite on an unidentified matrix. Overall size: 65 mm x 61 mm x 45 mm. Main crystal width: 24 mm. Weight: 148 g. Undamaged. From a new find in year 2013.

Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Mun. de Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico.

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Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Mun. de Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico
65 mm x 61 mm x 45 mm
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Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Mun. de Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico
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PostPosted: Jun 24, 2014 07:47    Post subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan  

Very nice Azurite, Carles.
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PostPosted: Jun 24, 2014 10:06    Post subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan  

Nice photos and nice specimen.
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PostPosted: Jun 26, 2014 10:30    Post subject: Collection of Carles Millan  

Vanadinite, Baryte

A combination piece consisting of a white bladed Baryte matrix, this measuring 70 mm x 40 mm x 34 mm in size. Scattered throughout are deep red lustrous hexagonal tabular crystals of vanadinite to 13 mm in size. Weight: 99 g. Ex. Lloyd Tate collection.

Mibladen Mining District, Midelt, Khénifra Province, Meknčs-Tafilalet Region, Morocco.

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Mibladen Mining District, Midelt, Khénifra Province, Meknčs-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
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Mibladen Mining District, Midelt, Khénifra Province, Meknčs-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
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PostPosted: Jul 05, 2014 11:37    Post subject: Collection of Carles Millan  

Aegirine, zircon, orthoclase, parisite-(Ce)

Big aegirine crystal, an octogonal prism complete all around with pyramidal termination, accompanied with zircon and orthoclase, and a naturally etched parisite crystal showing typical corroded faces. Overall size: 82 mm x 66 mm. Main crystal: 82 mm tall, 32 mm wide. Weight: 243 g.

Mount Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi.

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Aegirine, zircon, orthoclase, parisite-(Ce)
Mount Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi
82 mm x 66 mm. Main crystal: 82 mm tall, 32 mm wide
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Aegirine, zircon, orthoclase, parisite-(Ce)
Mount Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi
82 mm x 66 mm. Main crystal: 82 mm tall, 32 mm wide
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Aegirine, zircon, orthoclase, parisite-(Ce)
Mount Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi
82 mm x 66 mm. Main crystal: 82 mm tall, 32 mm wide
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Aegirine, zircon, orthoclase, parisite-(Ce)
Mount Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi
82 mm x 66 mm. Main crystal: 82 mm tall, 32 mm wide
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PostPosted: Jul 05, 2014 15:53    Post subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan  

Hi Carles,
I really enjoyed the Aegirine, zircon, orthoclase, parisite-(Ce) group.
Outstanding photo of an excellent specimen. This is a very nice association.
Congratulations,
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PostPosted: Jul 06, 2014 03:12    Post subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan  

Roger Warin wrote:
Hi Carles,
I really enjoyed the Aegirine, zircon, orthoclase, parisite-(Ce) group.
Outstanding photo of an excellent specimen. This is a very nice association.
Congratulations,
Roger.

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PostPosted: Jul 08, 2014 05:26    Post subject: Collection of Carles Millan  

Arfvedsonite, orthoclase

Group of arfvedsonite lustrous crystals on a matrix of orthoclase with etched faces. Overall size: 72 mm x 56 mm. Main crystal: 48 mm tall, 15 mm wide. Weight: 118 g.

Mount Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi.

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Mount Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi
72 mm x 56 mm
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Arfvedsonite, orthoclase
Mount Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi
72 mm x 56 mm
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Arfvedsonite, orthoclase
Mount Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi
72 mm x 56 mm
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Arfvedsonite, orthoclase
Mount Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi
72 mm x 56 mm
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PostPosted: Jul 08, 2014 06:29    Post subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan  

Hi Carles,
Reference specimen. Very nice.
Thank you.
Roger.
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PostPosted: Jul 11, 2014 05:16    Post subject: Collection of Carles Millan  

Aegirine, quartz, orthoclase

Aegirine crystals grown in a parallel association, accompanied with quartz and orthoclase. Overall size: 79 mm x 61 mm. Main crystal: 77 mm tall, 27 mm wide. Weight: 101 g.

Mount Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi.

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Aegirine, quartz, orthoclase
Mount Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi
79 mm x 61 mm. Main crystal: 77 mm tall, 27 mm wide
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Aegirine, quartz, orthoclase
Mount Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi
79 mm x 61 mm. Main crystal: 77 mm tall, 27 mm wide
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Aegirine, quartz, orthoclase
Mount Malosa, Zomba District, Malawi
79 mm x 61 mm. Main crystal: 77 mm tall, 27 mm wide
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PostPosted: Oct 08, 2014 14:24    Post subject: Collection of Carles Millan  

Copper

A complex cluster of native copper crystals. From a new find at the Chino mine. The group shows interlocking herringbone growths with a large number of small crystals attached. An undamaged floater that could be displayed several ways.

Overall size: 81 mm x 47 mm x 36 mm. Weight: 101 g.

Chino Mine (Santa Rita Pit; Santa Rita Mine), Santa Rita, Santa Rita District, Grant Co., New Mexico, USA.

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 Mineral: Copper
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Chino Mine, Santa Rita, Santa Rita District, Grant County, New Mexico, USA
 Dimensions: 81 mm x 47 mm x 36 mm
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Chino Mine, Santa Rita, Santa Rita District, Grant County, New Mexico, USA
 Dimensions: 81 mm x 47 mm x 36 mm
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 Mineral: Copper
 Locality:
Chino Mine, Santa Rita, Santa Rita District, Grant County, New Mexico, USA
 Dimensions: 81 mm x 47 mm x 36 mm
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 Mineral: Copper
 Locality:
Chino Mine, Santa Rita, Santa Rita District, Grant County, New Mexico, USA
 Dimensions: 81 mm x 47 mm x 36 mm
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