There are 9 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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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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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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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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Orthoclase Var. Adularia with Chlorite (ex Nelson and E. David Coll.)

ID: 4152
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Interpenetrating, translucent crystals of the adularia variety of orthoclase, tinted green by inclusions of chlorite. Textbook example of the mineral from Switzerland!


Original Price: $200.00
Sale Price: $120.00
Location: Val Medel, Graubunden, Switzerland
Dimensions: 6.5 x 5.8 x 3.5cm
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Quartz (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 3924
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A nice group of sharp and gemmy quartz crystals showing different habits.


Price: $35.00
Location: Gotthard, Uri, Switzerland
Dimensions: 3 x 2.5 x 1.6cm
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Quartz, Dolomite, Marcasite on Arsenopyrite (ex Nelson Coll.)

ID: 5265
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Dirty white crystals of dolomite form a mound next to a water clear quartz crystal that’s included by chlorite. Both of these sit on a matrix of silvery arsenopyrite crystals that are also partly coated by brassy marcasite. You will love the chlorite inclusions under magnification.


Original Price: $350.00
Sale Price: $270.00
Location: Panasqueira, Portugal
Dimensions: 10 x 8.5 x 4.5cm
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There are 9 minerals from Europe.

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