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RM415   Aerinite

Soriana quarry, Estopanyà (Estopiñán del Castillo), Huesca, Aragón, Spain

Brilliant fribrous aerinite aggregates, with a blue color with greenish tones. Usually aerinite from this classic locality is layering fissures in the dolerite rocky matrix. In this sample, the development of the fibers and its luster make it an excellent representative for the species. From a classic Spanish locality.


Size: 7,4 x 5,4 x 2,5 cm.
Main crystal: 10 mm (fribr.).

 

RM445   Scolecite

Soriana quarry, Estopanyà (Estopiñán del Castillo), Huesca, Aragón, Spain

Scolecite and aerinite specimens from this small Aragonese town are known worldwide. This specimen shows groups of acicular prismatic crystals those form globular aggregates which, when extracted, they allow us to see the radiated growths perfectly. Snowy white color and good luster. Samples of this quality are rare and less nowaday. Usually radiated aggregates appear very flat filling cavities into the dolerite rock.


Size: 5,0 x 4,4 x 2,3 cm.
Main crystal: 21 mm.
Found in ca 1990.

Ex-col. Daunis Barcelona).
Fluorescent under long wave UV
 

RM1548   Scolecite

Soriana quarry, Estopanyà (Estopiñán del Castillo), Huesca, Aragón, Spain

Scolecite and aerinite specimens from this small Aragonese town are known worldwide. This specimen shows groups of acicular prismatic crystals those form globular aggregates which, when extracted, they allow us to see the radiated growths perfectly. Snowy white color and good luster. Samples of this quality and size are rare and less nowadays.


Size: 12.2 x 9.8 x 4.8 cm.
Main crystal: 14 mm aggr.

Fluorescent under long wave UV
 

RM1926   Scolecite

Soriana quarry, Estopanyà (Estopiñán del Castillo), Huesca, Aragón, Spain

Scolecite and aerinite specimens from this small Aragonese town are known worldwide. This specimen shows groups of acicular prismatic crystals those form globular aggregates which, when extracted, they allow us to see the radiated growths perfectly. Snowy white color and good luster. Samples of this quality and size are rare and less nowadays. With Sr. Daunis handwritten label.


Size: 11 x 7.2 x 3.6 cm.
Found in 1980's.

Col. L. Daunis (Barcelona).
Fluorescent under long wave UV


 
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