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RM734   Wavellite with turquoise (crystallized)

Palazuelo de las Cuevas, Aliste, Zamora, Castilla y León, Spain

In this specimen we can see some matrix cavities covered by botryoidal aggregates formed by wavellite crystals. Different layers of wavellite are observed. Its color is greenish yellow and more bluish in some areas by the presence of turquoise. They are partially covered by several small aggregates of lanceolate turquoise crystals (see photo) with a light blue color.

These wavellite and turquoise specimens have been analyzed by microprobe and we will send the results to the purchaser, with the SEM photograph of both species. Palazuelo de las Cuevas area is known worldwide for variscite, that were worked for making beads in the Neolithic period, it was 5.000 years ago.


Size: 6,5 x 5,6 x 5,0 cm.
Found in 03/2013.



 

RM735   Wavellite with turquoise (crystallized)

Palazuelo de las Cuevas, Aliste, Zamora, Castilla y León, Spain

In this specimen we can see some matrix cavities covered by botryoidal aggregates formed by wavellite crystals. Different layers of wavellite are observed. Its color is greenish yellow. They are peppered by small aggregates of turquoise crystals with a light blue color.

These wavellite and turquoise specimens have been analyzed by microprobe and we will send the results to the purchaser, with the SEM photograph of both species. Palazuelo de las Cuevas area is known worldwide for variscite, that were worked for making beads in the Neolithic period, it was 5.000 years ago.


Size: 8,5 x 6,0 x 3,8 cm.
Found in 03/2013.



 

RM733   Wavellite with turquoise (crystallized)

Palazuelo de las Cuevas, Aliste, Zamora, Castilla y León, Spain

In this specimen we can see some matrix cavities covered by botryoidal aggregates formed by wavellite crystals. Different layers of wavellite are observed. Its color is greenish yellow and more bluish in some areas by the presence of turquoise. They are partially covered by several small aggregates of lanceolate turquoise crystals (see photo) with a light blue color.

These wavellite and turquoise specimens have been analyzed by microprobe and we will send the results to the purchaser, with the SEM photograph of both species. Palazuelo de las Cuevas area is known worldwide for variscite, that were worked for making beads in the Neolithic period, it was 5.000 years ago.


Size: 7,0 x 5,5 x 4,5 cm.
Found in 03/2013.



 

RM708   Wavellite

Palazuelo de las Cuevas, Aliste, Zamora, Castilla y León, Spain

A very brilliant specimen of wavellite from the classic and historic locality of Palazuelo de las Cuevas, famous for the variscite. In this specimen we can observe perfectly banded wavellite aggregates formed by radiated crystals. The color varies between greenish yellow to deep green. We can see the terminal faces of the wavellite crystals in these aggregates. This sample is from a recent find and it has a quality not seen for a long time. We will send the analysis to the buyer.


Size: 5,8 x 3,4 x 3,0 cm
Found in 03/2013.



 
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