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RM1274   Torbernite

La Virgen Mine, Andújar, Jaén, Andalucía, Spain

Druse of small torbernite crystals forming rossetes of tabular crystals with a green color.


Size: 4.3 x 3.0 x 2.7 cm.
Main crystal: 1 x 1 mm.

 

RM894   Prehnite

Oficarsa quarry, Cerro de las Culebras, Carchelejo, Jaén, Andalucía, Spain

Globular aggregates of prehnite with a delicate light green color. With well defined and very bright crystal terminal faces. We can observe the radial growth on a sectioned aggregate. These brilliant specimens are quite unusual in this closed quarry.


Size: 8.3 x 6.2 x 3.5 cm.

 

RM1176   Prehnite with actinolite

Oficarsa quarry, Cerro de las Culebras, Carchelejo, Jaén, Andalucía, Spain

An aesthetic globular aggregate of prehnite, disposed very aerially on a matrix covered by several needles of actinolite. Translucent, with a green color with yellowish tones. From a classic Spanish locality.


Size: 7.7 x 6.5 x 5.3 cm.
Main crystal: 27 x 23 mm. aggreg.

 

RM1786   Galena

Los Guindos mine, Cerro del Guindo, La Carolina, Jaén, Andalucía, Spain

Rich group of galena crystals those show facets of the cube, octahedron and dodecahedron in the edges. Very bright and interpenetrated, with a good size. They are accompanied by small crystals of quartz and pyrite. Specimens from these classic mines are difficult to see today. These mines are located in the mining area of La Carolina; the village of El Guindo is located about 8 kilometers from La Carolina, on the road to the also mining town of El Centenillo. The town is located next to the mine shafts of El Guindo and La Manzana, which constituted two of the most important works in the area.


Size: 9.5 x 8.0 x 4.7 cm.
Main crystal: 25 x 25 mm.

Col. Jordi Povill (Olesa de M.) No. 2096
Classic locality
 

RM418   Anglesite with galena

La Cruz mines, Mesa de Valdelloso, Linares, Jaén, Andalucía, Spain

Into a galena matrix vug we can see some anglesite crystals well defined, with brilliance and richly faceted. They show a good transparence and striated faces. They are accompanied by galena crystals those have grown on faces other small crystals of the same species. A sample from a great classic Spanish locality.


Size: 6,0 x 4,7 x 4,0 cm.
Main crystal: 7 x 5 mm.

Price: 55 € 45 €Buy
 

RM1742   Calcite

Linares-La Carolina, Linares, Jaén, Andalucía, Spain

A rich group of scalenohedral calcite crystals, very acute, translucent, of good size and from this classic Andalusian locality. Not very common in these mines. Under the ultraviolet (LW) light they present a very remarkable red-pink fluorescence.


Size: 6.6 x 4.2 x 3.5 cm.
Main crystal: 25 x 12 mm.
Found in 1975.

Col. J.M. Manchion (Barcelona) - No.283 (Sabadell)
Fluorescent under long wave UV


 
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