There are 18 minerals from Europe.

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Apatite on Quartz with Siderite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3261
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An unusual specimen of yellow, elongated crystals of apatite forming wheat sheaf groups and sprinkled with dirty brown-green siderite on a pair of gemmy quartz crystals. A very different apatite from Panasqueira.


Original Price: $375.00
Sale Price: $300.00
Location: Panasqueria, Portugal
Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 4cm
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Barite on Fluorite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3265
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Highly lustrous, pastel blue-grey blades of barite on a matrix of yellow fluorite crystals. Aesthetic miniature!


Price: $200.00
Location: Mina Moscona, Villabona, Asturias, Spain
Dimensions: 6.2 x 5.3 x 3cm
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Barite on Sphalerite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 4916
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Gemmy yellow orange crystals of sphalerite sit at the top and on the side of a group of sharp, bladed white crystals of barite. Displays from all sides.


Price: $180.00
Location: Mina Troya, Mutiloa, Basque Province, Spain
Dimensions: 5.5 x 4 x 3.5cm
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Cassiterite on Arsenopyrite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3858
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A crown of translucent, brownish black lustrous crystals of cassiterite sit on the tip of a silvery, brilliant group of arsenopyrites with minor muscovite. Another cassiterite group and some siderites sit at the rear of the piece. Super display piece from this classic locale!


Original Price: $450.00
Sale Price: $380.00
Location: Panasqueira, Portugal
Dimensions: 6.5 x 5.5 x 3.7cm
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Dolomite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3572
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A textbook pair of gemmy dolomite rhombohedrons (largest is 3.7 cm across) ocurring as intergrown twins, on a dolomite and calcite matrix. Superb!


Price: $380.00
Location: Cantera Nueva, Eugui, Navarra, Spain
Dimensions: 7 x 6 x 4cm
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Fluorapatite on Siderite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3563
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Several rows of hexagonal lavender crystals of fluorapatite to 2.5 cm on a matrix of tan siderite crystals. The specimen has wonderful aesthetics, color, contrast and luster! A winner!!!!


Price: $600.00
Location: 3rd Level, Panasqueira, Portugal
Dimensions: 4.2 x 3.5 x 3.5cm
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Fluorite on Quartz (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3269
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Lustrous and gemmy, medium purple cubes of fluorite with beveled edges on a matrix of off white tiny quartz crystals. This particular pocket was found in 1993 and is noted for the magnificent overall quality and perfection of the crystals. Oustanding example of the find!


Original Price: $435.00
Sale Price: $350.00
Location: La Cabana, Berbes, Asturias, Spain
Dimensions: 10 x 6 x 5cm
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Fluorite with Quartz (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3242
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A stunning group of deep green, penetrating twins of faceting grade fluorite are sprinkled with gemmy and glistening quartz crystals. Sorry, but the photo does not do the specimen justice. Superb miniature!


Original Price: $1250.00
Sale Price: $980.00
Location: Heights Mine, Weardale, Durham, England
Dimensions: 5.5 x 5 x 3cm
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Galena with Sphalerite on Calcite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3231
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A very unusual galena specimen consisting of two plates (one straight, one curved…yes curved!) acting as hosts for tiny galena cubes that resemble a miniature city seen from above. These are sprinkled with tiny sphalerite crystals. The rear consists of off white calcite prisms and tiny quartz crystals. Bizarre and beautiful!


Price: $180.00
Location: Mogila Orebody, 9th of Sept. Mine, Madan Orefields, Bulgaria
Dimensions: 7.5 x 4 x 4cm
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Hematite with Rutile, Quartz (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 4271
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Very bright and lustrous plates of hematite to 2 cm host bright red rutile crystals and are associated withy gemmy quartz crystals. Classic TN!


Price: $190.00
Location: Cavradi Gorge, Val Cunera, Grischun, Szitzerland
Dimensions: 2.4 x 1.6 x 1cm
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There are 18 minerals from Europe.

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