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A jet black crystal of manganite with smaller crystals attached. Minor contac at the rear of the termination. Excellent TN from this classic European locality!
Location: St. Andreasberg, Harz Mtns., Neidersachsen, Germany
Dimensions: 2.9 x 1.2 x .7cm
Four intergrown, very sharp, light tan crystals of olmiite to 1 cm on a bit of matrix. ExcellentTN of this rare (and newly described) manganese analog of poldervaartite found early this decade and now properly recognized as olmiite.
Location: N'Chwaning II Mine, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Kuruman, South Africa
Dimensions: 2.2 x 1.3 x 1.2cm
A floater group of intergrown, silvery/golden pyritohedrons of pyrite in an compact formation, with a small group of additional crystals riding piggyback. Very cute TN!
Location: Ground Hog Mine, Gilman, Eagle County, Colorado
Dimensions: 2.1 x 1.6 x 1.4cm
Locality: North America
Very sharp and lustrous, bright green barrel shaped crystals of pyromorphite on matrix. From the find find of the early 2000’s, which produced the best pyromorphites to come out of Spain.
Location: MIna San Andres, Villaviciosa, Cordoba, Spain
Dimensions: 3 x 2.1 x 1.5cm
Brownish tan sharp hexagonal crystals (some doubly terminated) of pyromorphite growing in a columnar formation and displaying excellent luster. One of the oldest and most important localities for the mineral.
Location: Braubach, Bad Ems, Rheinland-Platz, germany
Dimensions: 3 x 1.7 x 1.5cm
A pair of gemmy quartz crystals sit in front of a group of purple/green fluorapatite crystals. Excellent luster, color and gemmy crystals make up this large TN!
Location: Panasqueira, Portugal
Dimensions: 3.2 x 2.5 x 2.5cm