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PostPosted: Jun 22, 2018 06:16    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Quartz from Peñas Blancas, Boyacá Department, Colombia.

Colorless Quartz point.
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Fluorite and Barite from Moscona Mine, Solís, Asturias, Spain.

Group in matrix of honey yellow shiny and transparents Fluorite cubic crystals with white Barite.
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Calcite from Almería, Spain.

Calcite spheres dancing all together.



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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Peñas Blancas Mine, Municipio San Pablo de Borbur, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 36mm x 62mm x 32mm
 Description:
Colorless Quartz point.
 Viewed:  5404 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite and Baryte
 Locality:
Moscona Mine, El Llano, Solís, Corvera de Asturias, Comarca Avilés, Asturias, Principality of Asturias, Spain
 Dimensions: 124mm x 56mm x 32mm
 Description:
Group in matrix of honey yellow shiny and transparents Fluorite cubic crystals with white Barite.
 Viewed:  5388 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite and Baryte
 Locality:
Moscona Mine, El Llano, Solís, Corvera de Asturias, Comarca Avilés, Asturias, Principality of Asturias, Spain
 Dimensions: 124mm x 56mm x 32mm
 Description:
Group in matrix of honey yellow shiny and transparents Fluorite cubic crystals with white Barite.
 Viewed:  5403 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
La Cena del Depósito Claim, Huércal-Overa, Comarca Levante Almeriense, Almería, Andalusia, Spain
 Dimensions: FOV 14 mm
 Description:
Calcite spheres dancing all together.
 Viewed:  5403 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 27, 2018 04:35    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Quartz from Peñas Blancas, Boyacá Department, Colombia.

Opal from Albacete, Spain.



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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Peñas Blancas Mine, Municipio San Pablo de Borbur, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 18mm x 67mm x 14mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  5297 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Peñas Blancas Mine, Municipio San Pablo de Borbur, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 18mm x 67mm x 14mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  5307 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Opal
 Locality:
Opal outcrop, Camarillas reservoir, Agramón, Hellín, Comarca Campos de Hellín, Albacete, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
 Dimensions: 28mm x 13mm x 6mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  5301 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jun 29, 2018 05:30    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Calcite from Málaga, Spain.

Opal from Albacete, Spain.



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 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Torre de las Palomas Quarry (La Araña Quarry), Torre de Las Palomas, Barriada La Araña, Málaga, Andalusia, Spain
 Dimensions: 40mm x 66mm x 48mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  5227 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Opal
 Locality:
Opal outcrop, Camarillas reservoir, Agramón, Hellín, Comarca Campos de Hellín, Albacete, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
 Dimensions: 32mm x 35mm x 8mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  5235 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 02, 2018 08:35    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Fluorite on Quartz from Berbes, La Cabaña, Ribadesella, Asturias, Spain.

Deep purple Fluorite cubes on Quartz crystals matrix. Largest cube is 33mm on edge. There are many small cubes of lilac color.



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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Berbes mining area, Berbes, Ribadesella, Comarca Oriente, Asturias, Principality of Asturias, Spain
 Dimensions: 104mm x 82mm x 66mm
 Description:
Deep purple Fluorite cubes on Quartz crystals matrix. Largest cube is 33mm on edge. There are many small cubes of lilac color.
 Viewed:  5153 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Berbes mining area, Berbes, Ribadesella, Comarca Oriente, Asturias, Principality of Asturias, Spain
 Dimensions: 104mm x 82mm x 66mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  5158 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite
 Locality:
Berbes mining area, Berbes, Ribadesella, Comarca Oriente, Asturias, Principality of Asturias, Spain
 Dimensions: 104mm x 82mm x 66mm
 Description:
There are many small cubes of lilac color.
 Viewed:  5162 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 05, 2018 06:05    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Quartz from Peñas Blancas, Boyacá Department, Colombia.

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Opal from Albacete, Spain.

Menilite Opal with a Turritella. These opals are collected by me in the outcrop.



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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Peñas Blancas Mine, Municipio San Pablo de Borbur, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 24mm x 46mm x 21mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  5081 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Opal
 Locality:
Opal outcrop, Camarillas reservoir, Agramón, Hellín, Comarca Campos de Hellín, Albacete, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
 Dimensions: 49mm x 40mm x 12mm
 Description:
Menilite Opal with a Turritella. These opals are collected by me in the outcrop.
 Viewed:  5084 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 08, 2018 09:53    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Baryte from La Beltraneja concession, Bacares, Almería, Spain.

Group of sharp Baryte crystals implanted on matrix.
The crystals are light beige and well defined. Some of them are very thin and translucent blades.



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 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
El Telegrama adit, La Beltraneja concession, Cortijuelo Mines, Bacares, Comarca Valle del Almanzora, Almería, Andalusia, Spain
 Dimensions: 106mm x 155mm x 54mm
 Description:
Group of sharp Baryte crystals implanted on matrix.
The crystals are light beige and well defined. Some of them are very thin and translucent blades.
 Viewed:  4963 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
El Telegrama adit, La Beltraneja concession, Cortijuelo Mines, Bacares, Comarca Valle del Almanzora, Almería, Andalusia, Spain
 Dimensions: 106mm x 155mm x 54mm
 Description:
Detail 1.
 Viewed:  4958 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
El Telegrama adit, La Beltraneja concession, Cortijuelo Mines, Bacares, Comarca Valle del Almanzora, Almería, Andalusia, Spain
 Dimensions: 106mm x 155mm x 54mm
 Description:
Detail 2.
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PostPosted: Jul 11, 2018 05:17    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Calcite from Málaga, Spain.

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Quartz from Peñas Blancas, Boyacá Department, Colombia.

Colorless Quartz crystal with one greatly enlarged rhombohedral face.

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Opal from Albacete, Spain.

A walking Greek Venus.



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 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Torre de las Palomas Quarry (La Araña Quarry), Torre de Las Palomas, Barriada La Araña, Málaga, Andalusia, Spain
 Dimensions: 38mm x 64mm x 40mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  4860 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Torre de las Palomas Quarry (La Araña Quarry), Torre de Las Palomas, Barriada La Araña, Málaga, Andalusia, Spain
 Dimensions: 38mm x 64mm x 40mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  4868 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Peñas Blancas Mine, Municipio San Pablo de Borbur, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 28mm x 45mm x 19mm
 Description:
Colorless Quartz crystal with one greatly enlarged rhombohedral face.
 Viewed:  4858 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Peñas Blancas Mine, Municipio San Pablo de Borbur, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 28mm x 45mm x 19mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  4857 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Opal
 Locality:
Opal outcrop, Camarillas reservoir, Agramón, Hellín, Comarca Campos de Hellín, Albacete, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
 Dimensions: 14mm x 43mm x 12mm
 Description:
A walking Greek Venus.
 Viewed:  4853 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 14, 2018 12:02    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Fluorapatite with Quartz from Panasqueira, Portugal.

Two light purple and three olive green Fluorapatie crystals with white and colorless Quartz.



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 Mineral: Fluorapatite and Quartz
 Locality:
Minas da Panasqueira, Aldeia de São Francisco de Assis, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Cova da Beira, Centro, Portugal
 Dimensions: 44mm x 34mm x 38mm
 Description:
Two light purple and three olive green Fluorapatie crystals with white and colorless Quartz.
 Viewed:  4740 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorapatite and Quartz
 Locality:
Minas da Panasqueira, Aldeia de São Francisco de Assis, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Cova da Beira, Centro, Portugal
 Dimensions: 44mm x 34mm x 38mm
 Description:
Two light purple and three olive green Fluorapatie crystals with white and colorless Quartz.
 Viewed:  4740 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorapatite and Quartz
 Locality:
Minas da Panasqueira, Aldeia de São Francisco de Assis, Covilhã, Castelo Branco, Cova da Beira, Centro, Portugal
 Dimensions: 44mm x 34mm x 38mm
 Description:
Two light purple and three olive green Fluorapatie crystals with white and colorless Quartz.
 Viewed:  4746 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 17, 2018 08:53    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Quartz from Peñas Blancas, Boyacá Department, Colombia.

Colorless Quartz crystal. There are three small and interesting faces in the circle.

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Opal from Albacete, Spain.

It seems to be made with a pastry bag.



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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Peñas Blancas Mine, Municipio San Pablo de Borbur, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 25mm x 56mm x 18mm
 Description:
Colorless Quartz crystal.
 Viewed:  4675 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Peñas Blancas Mine, Municipio San Pablo de Borbur, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 25mm x 56mm x 18mm
 Description:
There are three small and interesting faces in the circle.
 Viewed:  4673 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Opal
 Locality:
Opal outcrop, Camarillas reservoir, Agramón, Hellín, Comarca Campos de Hellín, Albacete, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
 Dimensions: 46mm x 48mm x 19mm
 Description:
It seems to be made with a pastry bag.
 Viewed:  4684 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Opal
 Locality:
Opal outcrop, Camarillas reservoir, Agramón, Hellín, Comarca Campos de Hellín, Albacete, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
 Dimensions: 46mm x 48mm x 19mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  4677 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 22, 2018 17:24    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Calcite on Dolomite from Camargo, Cantabria, Spain.

Orange Calcite on flaky Dolomite. The small black points are manganese oxides.
A present from a great spanish collector, Jonathan Carral, in 2012. One of the first in my collection and a special specimen for me.



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 Mineral: Calcite on Dolomite
 Locality:
Candesa Quarry, Alto de Verdenueva, Camargo, Comarca de Santander, Cantabria, Spain
 Dimensions: 110 mm x 92 mm x 38 mm
 Description:
Orange Calcite on flaky Dolomite. The small black points are manganese oxides.
 Viewed:  4569 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Calcite on Dolomite
 Locality:
Candesa Quarry, Alto de Verdenueva, Camargo, Comarca de Santander, Cantabria, Spain
 Dimensions: 110 mm x 92 mm x 38 mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  4562 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Calcite on Dolomite
 Locality:
Candesa Quarry, Alto de Verdenueva, Camargo, Comarca de Santander, Cantabria, Spain
 Dimensions: 110 mm x 92 mm x 38 mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  4568 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 25, 2018 06:19    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Palygorskite from Segovia, Spain.

This is a uncommon mineral known as “mountain leather”. It looks just like a weird piece of skin-like cloth and has an earthy but soft feel.
We usually find thin and bendable sheets made up of complexly intergrown fibers, resembling leather.

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Quartz from Peñas Blancas, Boyacá Department, Colombia.

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Opal from Albacete, Spain.

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Microcline from Gerona, Spain.

Prismatic crystal with parallel edges and a pyramid at the tip.



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 Mineral: Palygorskite
 Locality:
Cantera Las Suertes, Las Suertes, Vegas de Matute, Segovia, Castile and León, Spain
 Dimensions: 42mm x 57mm x 1mm
 Description:
This is a uncommon mineral known as “mountain leather”. It looks just like a weird piece of skin-like cloth and has an earthy but soft feel.
We usually find thin and bendable sheets made up of complexly intergrown fibers, resembling leather.
 Viewed:  4509 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Peñas Blancas Mine, Municipio San Pablo de Borbur, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 22mm x 44mm x 18mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  4513 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Opal
 Locality:
Opal outcrop, Camarillas reservoir, Agramón, Hellín, Comarca Campos de Hellín, Albacete, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
 Dimensions: 16mm x 31mm x 10mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  4513 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Microcline
 Locality:
Mas Sever Quarry, Massabè (Mas Ceber), Sils, Comarca La Selva, Girona / Gerona, Catalonia, Spain
 Dimensions: 14mm x 30mm x 14mm
 Description:
Prismatic crystal with parallel edges and a pyramid at the tip.
 Viewed:  4506 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 28, 2018 11:11    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Goethite from Vizcaya, Spain.

Stalactitic Goethite typical from these mines.

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Hematite from Murcia, Spain.

Small mirror Hematite blades. Field collected in 2013.

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Chrysocolla from Almeria, Spain.

Field collected in 2013

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Aragonite from Guadalajara, Spain.

Field collected in 2017.



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 Mineral: Goethite
 Locality:
La Arboleda Mines, La Arboleda (Zugaztieta), Valle de Trápaga/Trapagaran, Comarca Gran Bilbao, Bizkaia / Vizcaya, Euskadi, Spain
 Dimensions: 20mm x 31mm x 18mm
 Description:
Stalactitic Goethite typical from these mines.
 Viewed:  4426 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Hematite
 Locality:
Nuestra Señora del Carmen Mines area, La Celia, Jumilla, Comarca Altiplano, Murcia, Region of Murcia, Spain
 Dimensions: 44mm x 56mm x 36mm
 Description:
Small mirror Hematite blades field collected in 2013.
 Viewed:  4433 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Chrysocolla
 Locality:
Reformada Mine, El Pinar de Bédar, Bédar, Comarca Levante Almeriense, Almería, Andalusia, Spain
 Dimensions: FOV 7 mm
 Description:
Field collected in 2013.
 Viewed:  4440 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Aragonite
 Locality:
Keuper outcrop, Los Frailes, Luzón, Comarca Señorío de Molina-Alto Tajo, Guadalajara, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
 Dimensions: 20mm x 36mm x 18mm
 Description:
Field collected in 2017.
 Viewed:  4434 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 31, 2018 04:35    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Piryte on matrix from Navajún, La Rioja, Spain.

Two crystals in matrix, one of them with three cubes. Largest crystal size: 23mm.

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Quartz from Peñas Blancas, Boyacá Department, Colombia.

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Chalcedony on Opal from Madrid, Spain.

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Nontronite fom Gerona, Spain.

Yellow Nontronite (variety calcian) in volcanic rock vacuoles.



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 Mineral: Pyrite
 Locality:
Ampliación a Victoria Mine, Navajún, Comarca Cervera, La Rioja, Spain
 Dimensions: 84mm x 61mm x 52mm
 Description:
Two crystals in matrix, one of them with three cubes.
 Viewed:  4342 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Pyrite
 Locality:
Ampliación a Victoria Mine, Navajún, Comarca Cervera, La Rioja, Spain
 Dimensions: Largest crystal size: 23mm.
 Description:
The crystal with three cubes.
 Viewed:  4333 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Peñas Blancas Mine, Municipio San Pablo de Borbur, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 20mm x 62mm x 16mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  4335 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz (variety chalcedony) on Opal
 Locality:
Almodóvar Hill, Distrito Vicálvaro (Villa de Vallecas), Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain
 Dimensions: 23mm x 54mm x 8mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  4335 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Nontronite
 Locality:
Can Súria Quarry (Guixeres Quarry), Maçanet de la Selva, Comarca La Selva, Girona / Gerona, Catalonia, Spain
 Dimensions: 50mm x 46mm x 40mm
 Description:
Yellow Nontronite (variety calcian) in volcanic rock vacuoles.
 Viewed:  4335 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Nontronite
 Locality:
Can Súria Quarry (Guixeres Quarry), Maçanet de la Selva, Comarca La Selva, Girona / Gerona, Catalonia, Spain
 Dimensions: FOV 23mm
 Description:
Detail
 Viewed:  4336 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Aug 02, 2018 10:22    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Calcite from Sobral, Portugal.
Growth like a bunch of flowers.

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Quartz from San Cristobal, Santander Department, Colombia.
The crystal is milky at the end and clear in the middle.

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Ferro-hornblende from Almería, Spain.
Black prismatic Ferro-hornblende crystals with a pseudo hexagonal habit, on andesite rock matrix. Field collected in 2015.

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Aragonite from Guadalajara, Spain.
Aragonite cluster, field collected in 2017.

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Opal (variety menilite) from Albacete, Spain.



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 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Preguiça Mine, Sobral da Adiça, Moura, Beja District, Baixo Alentejo, Alentejo, Portugal
 Dimensions: 24mm x 37mm x 20mm
 Description:
Growth like a bunch of flowers.
 Viewed:  4254 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
San Cristobal, Municipio Suaita, Santander Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 20mm x 64mm x 14mm
 Description:
The crystal is milky at the end and clear in the middle.
 Viewed:  4254 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Ferro-hornblende
 Locality:
Watchtower del Rayo, Punta del Rayo, Carboneras, Comarca Levante Almeriense, Almería, Andalusia, Spain
 Dimensions: 35mm x 41mm x 21mm
 Description:
Black prismatic Ferro-hornblende crystals with a pseudo hexagonal habit, on andesite rock matrix. Field collected in 2015.
 Viewed:  4253 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Aragonite
 Locality:
Keuper outcrop, Los Frailes, Luzón, Comarca Señorío de Molina-Alto Tajo, Guadalajara, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
 Dimensions: 22mm x 46mm x 16mm
 Description:
Aragonite cluster, field collected in 2017.
 Viewed:  4247 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Opal
 Locality:
Opal outcrop, Camarillas reservoir, Agramón, Hellín, Comarca Campos de Hellín, Albacete, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
 Dimensions: 56mm x 54mm x 12mm
 Description:
Opal (variety menilite).
 Viewed:  4245 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Aug 05, 2018 09:14    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Celestine from Lérida, Spain.
Translucent Celestine needles on Calcite.

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Quartz from Peñas Blancas, Boyacá Department, Colombia.

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Barite from Almería, Spain.

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Aragonite from Guadalajara, Spain.



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 Mineral: Celestine
 Locality:
Celestine deposit, Torà, Comarca La Segarra, Lleida / Lérida, Catalonia, Spain
 Dimensions: 32mm x 24mm x 29mm
 Description:
Translucent Celestine needles on Calcite.
 Viewed:  4117 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Celestine
 Locality:
Celestine deposit, Torà, Comarca La Segarra, Lleida / Lérida, Catalonia, Spain
 Dimensions: 32mm x 24mm x 29mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  4116 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Peñas Blancas Mine, Municipio San Pablo de Borbur, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 24mm x 40mm x 17mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  4116 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Aprovechado Mine, El Pinar de Bédar, Bédar, Comarca Levante Almeriense, Almería, Andalusia, Spain
 Dimensions: 62mm x 31mm x 12mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  4115 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Aragonite
 Locality:
Keuper outcrop, Los Frailes, Luzón, Comarca Señorío de Molina-Alto Tajo, Guadalajara, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
 Dimensions: 27mm x 13mm x 11mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  4114 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Aug 08, 2018 04:56    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Quartz cluster from San Cristobal, Santander Department, Colombia.

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Azurite from Almería, Spain.

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Schorl from Avila, Spain.
Prismatic black Schorl crystals group.

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Aragonite from Guadalajara, Spain.

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Olivenite from Mª Josefa Mine, Almería, Spain.

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Opal from Albacete, Spain.



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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
San Cristobal, Municipio Suaita, Santander Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 57mm x 55mm x 41mm
 Description:
Cluster Quartz crystals
 Viewed:  4049 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
San Cristobal, Municipio Suaita, Santander Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 57mm x 55mm x 41mm
 Description:
Cluster Quartz crystals
 Viewed:  4064 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Azurite
 Locality:
Reformada Mine, El Pinar de Bédar, Bédar, Comarca Levante Almeriense, Almería, Andalusia, Spain
 Dimensions: 112mm x 51mm x 27mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  4053 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Schorl
 Locality:
Pegmatite vein system, Cardeñosa, Ávila, Castile and León, Spain
 Dimensions: 22mm x 37mm x 18mm
 Description:
Prismatic black Schorl crystals group.
 Viewed:  4058 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Aragonite
 Locality:
Keuper outcrop, Los Frailes, Luzón, Comarca Señorío de Molina-Alto Tajo, Guadalajara, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
 Dimensions: 27mm x 29mm x 32mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  4053 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Olivenite
 Locality:
María Josefa Mine, Rodalquilar, Níjar, Comarca Metropolitana de Almería, Almería, Andalusia, Spain
 Dimensions: FOV 7 mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  4057 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Opal
 Locality:
Opal outcrop, Camarillas reservoir, Agramón, Hellín, Comarca Campos de Hellín, Albacete, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
 Dimensions: 38mm x 30mm x 10mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  4056 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Aug 11, 2018 08:25    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Quartz from Peñas Blancas, Boyacá Department, Colombia.

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Galena from Almería, Spain.

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Aragonite from Guadalajara, Spain.
We can find white, red and black aragonites in this outcrop.

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Chalcopyrite from Avila, Spain.

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Opal (variety menilite) from Albacete, Spain.



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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Peñas Blancas Mine, Municipio San Pablo de Borbur, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 25mm x 53mm x 21mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3983 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Peñas Blancas Mine, Municipio San Pablo de Borbur, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 25mm x 53mm x 21mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3996 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Galena
 Locality:
Aprovechado Mine, El Pinar de Bédar, Bédar, Comarca Levante Almeriense, Almería, Andalusia, Spain
 Dimensions: 87mm x 42mm x 42mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3994 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Galena
 Locality:
Aprovechado Mine, El Pinar de Bédar, Bédar, Comarca Levante Almeriense, Almería, Andalusia, Spain
 Dimensions: FOV 18mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3995 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Aragonite
 Locality:
Keuper outcrop, Los Frailes, Luzón, Comarca Señorío de Molina-Alto Tajo, Guadalajara, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
 Dimensions: 12mm x 15mm x 12mm
 Description:
We can find white, red and black aragonites in this outcrop.
 Viewed:  4006 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Chalcopyrite
 Locality:
Limosnera Mine, Solana del Cerrillo Altillo, El Barraco, Comarca Valle del Alberche, Ávila, Castile and León, Spain
 Dimensions: 50mm x 27mm x 30mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3992 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Opal
 Locality:
Opal outcrop, Camarillas reservoir, Agramón, Hellín, Comarca Campos de Hellín, Albacete, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
 Dimensions: 106mm x 55mm x 12mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3995 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Aug 14, 2018 04:52    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Almandine from Almería, Spain.
El Hoyazo is an old volcano formed some seven million years ago, and surrounded later with coral reefs that we can see nowadays.
19.000 tons of garnets were procesed here in the earlier 1900.

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Quartz from Peñas Blancas, Boyacá Department, Colombia.

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Aragonite from Guadalajara, Spain.

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Malaquite from Almería, Spain.
Malaquite with an arborescent growing in this specimen.
It could be Malaquite coating Cuprite or Copper, or perhaps Malaquite after Copper.

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Opal from Albacete, Spain.



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 Mineral: Almandine
 Locality:
Rambla de las Granatillas, El Hoyazo, Níjar, Comarca Metropolitana de Almería, Almería, Andalusia, Spain
 Dimensions: Crystal size: 6mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3918 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Almandine
 Locality:
Rambla de las Granatillas, El Hoyazo, Níjar, Comarca Metropolitana de Almería, Almería, Andalusia, Spain
 Dimensions: Crystal size: 6mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3926 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Peñas Blancas Mine, Municipio San Pablo de Borbur, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 30mm x 52mm x 19mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3929 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Aragonite
 Locality:
Keuper outcrop, Los Frailes, Luzón, Comarca Señorío de Molina-Alto Tajo, Guadalajara, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
 Dimensions: 14mm x 20mm x 17mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3930 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Malachite
 Locality:
Reformada Mine, El Pinar de Bédar, Bédar, Comarca Levante Almeriense, Almería, Andalusia, Spain
 Dimensions: 46mm x 23mm x 20mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3935 Time(s)

IMG_1346.2.jpg



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 Mineral: Opal
 Locality:
Opal outcrop, Camarillas reservoir, Agramón, Hellín, Comarca Campos de Hellín, Albacete, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
 Dimensions: 33mm x 9mm x 8mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3935 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Aug 17, 2018 05:13    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Quartz from San Cristobal, Suaita, Santander Department, Colombia.
Milky quartz with the end almost colorless.

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Gypsum from Madrid, Spain.

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Aragonite from Guadalajara, Spain.

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Fluorapatite from Murcia, Spain.

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Opal from Albacete, Spain.



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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
San Cristobal, Municipio Suaita, Santander Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 30mm x 64mm x 18mm
 Description:
Milky quartz with the end almost colorless.
 Viewed:  3871 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Gypsum
 Locality:
Villalbilla, Comarca Cuenca del Henares, Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain
 Dimensions: 55mm x 32mm x 50mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3863 Time(s)

IMG_3072.JPG



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 Mineral: Aragonite
 Locality:
Keuper outcrop, Los Frailes, Luzón, Comarca Señorío de Molina-Alto Tajo, Guadalajara, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
 Dimensions: 15mm x 25mm x 16mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3863 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorapatite
 Locality:
Nuestra Señora del Carmen Mines, La Celia, Jumilla, Comarca Altiplano, Murcia, Region of Murcia, Spain
 Dimensions: FOV 16 mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3861 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorapatite
 Locality:
Nuestra Señora del Carmen Mines, La Celia, Jumilla, Comarca Altiplano, Murcia, Region of Murcia, Spain
 Dimensions: FOV 7 mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3862 Time(s)

IMG_3888.1.jpg



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 Mineral: Opal
 Locality:
Opal outcrop, Camarillas reservoir, Agramón, Hellín, Comarca Campos de Hellín, Albacete, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
 Dimensions: 32mm x 26mm x 15mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3863 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Aug 20, 2018 15:02    Post subject: Re: Franjungle Collection  

Quartz from Peñas Blancas, Boyacá Department, Colombia.

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Aragonite from Guadalajara, Spain.

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Ferro-hornblende from Almería, Spain.

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Opal from Albacete, Spain.



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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Peñas Blancas Mine, Municipio San Pablo de Borbur, Western Emerald Belt, Boyacá Department, Colombia
 Dimensions: 42mm x 51mm x 35mm
 Description:
Colorless Quartz point with one greatly enlarged rhombohedral face.
 Viewed:  3825 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Aragonite
 Locality:
Keuper outcrop, Los Frailes, Luzón, Comarca Señorío de Molina-Alto Tajo, Guadalajara, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
 Dimensions: 26mm x 25mm x 12mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3822 Time(s)

IMG_2585.1.jpg



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 Mineral: Ferro-hornblende
 Locality:
Watchtower del Rayo, Punta del Rayo, Carboneras, Comarca Levante Almeriense, Almería, Andalusia, Spain
 Dimensions: 36mm x 39mm x 30mm
 Description:
 Viewed:  3817 Time(s)

IMG_2189.1.jpg



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 Mineral: Opal
 Locality:
Opal outcrop, Camarillas reservoir, Agramón, Hellín, Comarca Campos de Hellín, Albacete, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
 Dimensions: 68mm x 40mm x 13mm
 Description:
Frontal view
 Viewed:  3820 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Opal
 Locality:
Opal outcrop, Camarillas reservoir, Agramón, Hellín, Comarca Campos de Hellín, Albacete, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
 Dimensions: 68mm x 40mm x 13mm
 Description:
The backside.
 Viewed:  3821 Time(s)

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