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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, Metropolitan City of Cagliari, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 13 x 4,5 cm
 Description:
Floater and intact specimen with translucent yellow-green crystals up to 34 mm.
 Viewed:  4076 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:  4075 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:  4079 Time(s)

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IMG_20201011_114328.jpg
 Mineral: Baryte, Pyrite, Fluorite
 Locality:
Silius, Metropolitan City of Cagliari, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 11 x 8 cm
 Description:
A translucent crystal of over 10 cm with scattered Pyrite and minor Fluorite.
 Viewed:  4077 Time(s)

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IMG_20201011_114051.jpg
 Mineral: Barite
 Locality:
Silius, Metropolitan City of Cagliari, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 11 x 8 cm
 Description:
Same specimen backlit.
 Viewed:  4079 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:  4074 Time(s)

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 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:  4074 Time(s)

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 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:  4072 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:  4075 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:  4072 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:  4074 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:  4074 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:  3964 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:  3967 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:  3965 Time(s)

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 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:  3967 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Phosgenite
 Locality:
Monteponi Mine, Iglesias, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 30 x 15 mm
 Description:
An off matrix prismatic crystal.
 Viewed:  3965 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:  3960 Time(s)

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 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:  3964 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:  3896 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:  3891 Time(s)

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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:  3891 Time(s)

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

Sardinia.


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 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:  3848 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:  3845 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:
Rear view.
 Viewed:  3840 Time(s)

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

Sardinia.


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 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:  3738 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Molybdenite
 Locality:
Perda de Pibera Mine, Gonnosfanadiga, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 34 x 32 mm
 Description:
Different view.
 Viewed:  3743 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:  3739 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:  3735 Time(s)

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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:  3740 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:  3737 Time(s)

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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:  3739 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:  3633 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:  3638 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:  3632 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:  3567 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:  3565 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:  3449 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:  3447 Time(s)

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IMG_20201016_212526.jpg
 Mineral: Baryte, Galena
 Locality:
Silius, Metropolitan City of Cagliari, 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:  3447 Time(s)

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IMG_20201016_212702.jpg
 Mineral: Baryte, Galena
 Locality:
Silius, Metropolitan City of Cagliari, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 12 x 6 cm
 Description:
Same specimen backlit.
 Viewed:  3446 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:  3302 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:  3295 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Pyromorphite
 Locality:
Crabulazzu Mine, Arbus, Medio Campidano Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 35,6 x 31,3 mm
 Description:
Detail of the "curtain".
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PostPosted: Dec 01, 2020 13:32    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through Italy by Sante Celiberti  

The generous Sardinia also gave several quite good calcites, some of them with an interesting habit or color.


IMG_20201201_174825.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Niu Corbu Quarry, Noragugume, Nuoro Province, Sardinia, Italy
 Dimensions: 90 x 10 mm
 Description:
A very elongated prismatic habit.
 Viewed:  3145 Time(s)

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IMG_20201127_185553.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
San Leone Mine, Assemini, Metropolitan City of Cagliari, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 34 x 27 mm
 Description:
Translucent crystals with a pseudo-exagonal habit.
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IMG_20201127_190229.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
San Leone Mine, Assemini, Metropolitan City of Cagliari, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 34 x 27 mm
 Description:
Different view.
 Viewed:  3143 Time(s)

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IMG_20201127_190733.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
San Leone Mine, Assemini, Metropolitan City of Cagliari, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 34 x 27 mm
 Description:
Different view.
 Viewed:  3143 Time(s)

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IMG_20201017_120501.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Niu Corbu Quarry, Noragugume, Nuoro Province, Sardinia, Italy
 Dimensions: 26,6 x 12,8 mm
 Description:
A translucent, strongly striated, sharp crystal with a pleasing amber color.
 Viewed:  3145 Time(s)

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IMG_20201017_120540.jpg
 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Niu Corbu Quarry, Noragugume, Nuoro Province, Sardinia, Italy
 Dimensions: 26,6 x 12,8 mm
 Description:
Rear view.
 Viewed:  3145 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Dec 10, 2020 17:04    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through Italy by Sante Celiberti  

Sardinia.


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 Mineral: Quartz (variety amethyst)
 Locality:
Capurru Quarry, Osilo, Sassari Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 38 x 32,6 mm
 Description:
A double-terminated crystal of 30 mm, that is a considerable size for the locality.
 Viewed:  2972 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Quartz (variety amethyst)
 Locality:
Capurru Quarry, Osilo, Sassari Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 38 x 32,6 mm
 Description:
Different view.
 Viewed:  2975 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Montevecchio Mines, Arbus, Medio Campidano Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 50 x 22 mm
 Description:
A translucent to gemmy crystal with a chisel-like termination.
 Viewed:  2973 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Malachite, Cerussite
 Locality:
Montevecchio Mines, Arbus, Medio Campidano Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 56,4 x 41,5 mm
 Description:
Fan-like shaped Malachite crystals scattered by Cerussite.
 Viewed:  2972 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Malachite, Cerussite
 Locality:
Montevecchio Mines, Arbus, Medio Campidano Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 56,4 x 41,5 mm
 Description:
The Malachite crystals measure up to 8 mm.
 Viewed:  2974 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Malachite, Cerussite
 Locality:
Montevecchio Mines, Arbus, Medio Campidano Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 56,4 x 41,5 mm
 Description:
The Cerussite crystals measure up to 10,5 mm.
 Viewed:  2979 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Dec 18, 2020 15:50    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through Italy by Sante Celiberti  

Sardinia.


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 Mineral: Cerussite
 Locality:
Montevecchio Mines, Arbus, Medio Campidano Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 51 x 27 mm
 Description:
Twinned crystals of 12 mm on Galena.
 Viewed:  2764 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Anglesite
 Locality:
Monteponi Mine, Iglesias, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 58 x 58 mm
 Description:
A dozen of sharp and transparent crystals up to 23 mm on Galena.
 Viewed:  2763 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Phosgenite
 Locality:
Monteponi Mine, Iglesias, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 84 x 80 mm
 Description:
In a Galena vug, two crystals composed of thin prism beams with parallel growing. The biggest measures 15 mm.
 Viewed:  2763 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Phosgenite
 Locality:
Monteponi Mine, Iglesias, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 84 x 80 mm
 Description:
Closer view.
 Viewed:  2764 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Dec 22, 2020 14:56    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through Italy by Sante Celiberti  

Sardinia.


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 Mineral: Cerussite
 Locality:
Montevecchio Mines, Arbus, Medio Campidano Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 51 x 32 mm
 Description:
Interconnected crystals bundles.
 Viewed:  2607 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Anglesite
 Locality:
Monteponi Mine, Iglesias, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 35 x 29,6 mm
 Description:
A gemmy crystal of 27 mm with Galena inclusions.
 Viewed:  2609 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Hemimorphite
 Locality:
San Giovanni Mine, Punta della Torre, Iglesias, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 45 x 33 mm
 Description:
Crystals up to 18 mm.
 Viewed:  2608 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Hemimorphite
 Locality:
San Giovanni Mine, Punta della Torre, Iglesias, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 45 x 33 mm
 Description:
Detail.
 Viewed:  2606 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Anglesite
 Locality:
Monteponi Mine, Iglesias, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 40,6 x 23 mm
 Description:
An emerald-green crystal of 8 mm.
 Viewed:  2608 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Dec 29, 2020 14:45    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through Italy by Sante Celiberti  

Sardinia.


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 Mineral: Malachite
 Locality:
Is Murvonis Mine, Domusnovas, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 59 x 42 mm
 Description:
A complete all around specimen of interconnected branches of primary Malachite up to 15 mm.
 Viewed:  2429 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Malachite
 Locality:
Is Murvonis Mine, Domusnovas, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 59 x 42 mm
 Description:
Detail.
 Viewed:  2431 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jan 05, 2021 15:16    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through Italy by Sante Celiberti  

Sardinia.


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 Mineral: Malachite
 Locality:
Montevecchio Mines, Arbus, Medio Campidano Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 63 x 45 mm
 Description:
Primary Malachite.
 Viewed:  2233 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Malachite
 Locality:
Montevecchio Mines, Arbus, Medio Campidano Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 63 x 45 mm
 Description:
Detail.
 Viewed:  2233 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Azurite
 Locality:
Calabona Mine, Alghero, Sassari Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 36 x 27 mm
 Description:
A very old miniature from a classic Sardinian locality. Crystals up to 17 mm.
 Viewed:  2234 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Azurite
 Locality:
Calabona Mine, Alghero, Sassari Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 36 x 27 mm
 Description:
Different view.
 Viewed:  2231 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jan 08, 2021 15:19    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through Italy by Sante Celiberti  

Sardinia.


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 Mineral: Copper
 Locality:
Funtana Raminosa Mine, Gadoni, Nuoro Province, Sardinia, Italy
 Dimensions: 74 x 52 mm
 Description:
Native Copper with a bit of Malachite on Baryte.
 Viewed:  2160 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Copper
 Locality:
Funtana Raminosa Mine, Gadoni, Nuoro Province, Sardinia, Italy
 Dimensions: 74 x 52 mm
 Description:
Detail.
 Viewed:  2162 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jan 14, 2021 15:08    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through Italy by Sante Celiberti  

Sardinia.


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 Mineral: Hemimorphite
 Locality:
Sa Duchesa Mine, Oridda Valley, Domusnovas, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 96 x 50 mm
 Description:
A classic.
 Viewed:  2000 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Hemimorphite
 Locality:
Sa Duchesa Mine, Oridda Valley, Domusnovas, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 96 x 50 mm
 Description:
Rear view.
 Viewed:  1999 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jan 17, 2021 06:22    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through Italy by Sante Celiberti  

Sardinia.


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 Mineral: Fluorite, Hemimorphite
 Locality:
Is Murvonis Mine, Domusnovas, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 10,5 x 8,5 cm
 Description:
Zoned crystals up to 24 mm with Hemimorphite.
 Viewed:  1866 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Fluorite, Hemimorphite
 Locality:
Is Murvonis Mine, Domusnovas, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 10,5 x 8,5 cm
 Description:
Detail.
 Viewed:  1866 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jan 21, 2021 15:12    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through Italy by Sante Celiberti  

Sardinia.


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 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Muscadroxius-Genna Tres Montis Mine, Silius, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 70 x 60 mm
 Description:
Gemmy honey colored crystals up to 17 mm.
 Viewed:  1688 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Muscadroxius-Genna Tres Montis Mine, Silius, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 70 x 60 mm
 Description:
Detail.
 Viewed:  1695 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jan 28, 2021 15:33    Post subject: Re: A mineralogical trip through Italy by Sante Celiberti  

Sardinia.


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 Mineral: Aragonite
 Locality:
San Giovanni Mine, Punta della Torre, Iglesias, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 15,5 x 10,5 cm
 Description:
Coralloid Aragonite with a light blue color due to cupriferous inclusions.
 Viewed:  1475 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Aragonite
 Locality:
San Giovanni Mine, Punta della Torre, Iglesias, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 15,5 x 10,5 cm
 Description:
Detail.
 Viewed:  1476 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Phosgenite
 Locality:
Monteponi Mine, Iglesias, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 96 x 72 mm
 Description:
Translucent to gemmy crystals up to 15 mm in a vug of Galena.
 Viewed:  1476 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Phosgenite
 Locality:
Monteponi Mine, Iglesias, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 96 x 72 mm
 Description:
Closer view.
 Viewed:  1478 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Aragonite
 Locality:
San Giovanni Mine, Punta della Torre, Iglesias, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 85,5 x 59 mm
 Description:
Collected in the seventies.
 Viewed:  1475 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Smithsonite (variety cadmian)
 Locality:
Masua Mine, Masua, Iglesias, Sud Sardegna Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 50 x 15 mm
 Description:
Cadmian Smithsonite from a classic locality.
 Viewed:  1481 Time(s)

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