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RM2403   Baryte

Victoria mine, Cabezo de San Ginés, Cartagena-La Unión, Murcia, Spain

Rich specimen formed by several aggregates of thick pseudo-hexagonal baryte crystals, with luster, white to yellowish colour, that stand out on a matrix of goethite. The baryte specimens from this Spanish mine are highly prized by collectors. This specimen belongs from the former J. Astor collection (Barcelona). With old labels.


Size: 8 x 5.5 x 3.8 cm.
Main crystal: 0.8 cm.
Found in ca. 1996.

Col. Joan Astor (Barcelona)
Classic locality


 

RM1792   Baryte

Victoria mine, Cabezo de San Ginés, Cartagena-La Unión, Murcia, Spain

These specimens of orange-colored baryte are a classic of the mineralogy of the La Unión-Cartagena area. This piece stands out for the intense brightness and a marked color zoning, which shows banded zoning on the tabular crystals, those form aesthetic rosettes. Very elegant specimen.


Size: 4.5 x 4.3 x 3.3 cm.

 

RM897   Baryte

Victoria mine, Cabezo de San Ginés, Cartagena-La Unión, Murcia, Spain

Specimen with a good size formed by a rich group of tabular baryte crystals, very sharp and brilliant, showing pseudohexagonal forms and with a uniform ocher color. A mine poorly represented in collections.


Size: 9.8 x 8.3 x 6.5 cm.
Main crystal: 18 x 17 mm.

 

RM905   Baryte

Victoria mine, Cabezo de San Ginés, Cartagena-La Unión, Murcia, Spain

On a thin limonite matrix we can enjoy two aggregates and aesthetic baryte rosettes formed by lenticular crystals are arranged. Both aggregates are complete, but one of them shows an unusual perfection. It comes from a mine known for its ocher tone barytes,but this shape is not very common in this mine.


Size: 9.0 x 7.0 x 3.5 cm.
Main crystal: 23 x 20 mm. (roseta)

 
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