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RM1757   Calcite

Valnegro quarry, Filón Obdulia, Duyos, Caravia, Asturias, Spain

Group of calcite crystals, defined, transparent and brilliant, with a developed prism and negative rhombohedron top terminal faces. On a matrix of barite and calcite. They were collected in a  from open-air mining works in the area of Duyos. Nowadays, these samples from this Asturian mine are very difficult to obtain. They come from the former Manchion collection (with label).


Size: 4.9 x 3.0 x 2.8 cm.
Main crystal: 1.5 x 0.4 cm.
Found in 01/1984.

Col. J.M. Manchion (Barcelona) - No.63 (J. Viñals).
Calcite is fluorescent under LW-UV.
Price: 45 €Buy
 

RM1072   Fluorite

Llamas quarry, Filón Obdulia (vein), Duyos, Caravia, Asturias, Spain

Very esthetic group of fluorite crystals, very transparent, with brilliance and very sharp faces and edges, showing forms the cube with the dodecahedron and small trapezohedron. Violet tone color zoning. From a classic locality.


Size: 4.0 x 2.2 x 1.7 cm.
Main crystal: 10 x 9 mm.
Found in 2010.

 

RM1074   Fluorite

Llamas quarry, Filón Obdulia (vein), Duyos, Caravia, Asturias, Spain

Small specimen of fluorite formed by a group of colorless crystals, translucent, dull and showing forms of the cube and the dodecahedron. A representative miniature.


Size: 2.5 x 2.4 x 2.2 cm.
Main crystal: 12 x 12 mm.
Found in 2010.

 

RM1167   Fluorite

Llamas quarry, Filón Obdulia (vein), Duyos, Caravia, Asturias, Spain

This specimen is a defined crystal of fluorite, with geometric violet color zoning, good transparency, brilliance and cube and dodecahedron faces. Presenta some small damage in the back. Good miniature.


Size: 2.6 x 2.4 x 1.9 cm
Found in 2010.

 

RM1168   Fluorite

Llamas quarry, Filón Obdulia (vein), Duyos, Caravia, Asturias, Spain

A very rich group of fluorite crystals, with an excellent transparence, brilliance and with a slight pink to violet color, near colorless. With defined cubic faces and dodecahedron on edges. Excellent miniature.


Size: 3.5 x 3.3 x 2.6 cm.
Main crystal: 15 x 14 mm.
Found in 2010.

 

RM1070   Fluorite with quartz

Llamas quarry, Filón Obdulia (vein), Duyos, Caravia, Asturias, Spain

Very esthetic group of fluorite crystals, very transparent, with dull luster and very sharp faces and edges, showing forms the cube with the dodecahedron and small trapezohedron. Violet tone color zoning. On a small quartz matrix. From a classic locality.


Size: 3.8 x 2.7 x 2.5 cm.
Main crystal: 18 x 16 mm.
Found in 2010.

 
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