Rosell Minerales

 
Currency
 
You are in > Home > Minerals

Catálogo de minerales

RM1813   Sphalerite

Las Manforas Mine (Áliva), Camaleño, Cantabria, Spain

Group of sphalerite crystals with very marked parallel and polycrystalline growths, with the predominant forms of the tetrahedron, slightly curved in faces and edges, transparent to translucent and brilliant. Toasted honey color. With the light on the backside it lights up in intense orange (see photo).


Found in 1980's.

Col. J.M. Manchión (Barcelona). No.77, 03/1984.


 

RM2008   Sphalerite

Las Mánforas Mine (Áliva), Camaleño, Cantabria, Spain

Fragment of a sphalerite crystal, with complex faces and intense color when the light passes through it. Back side is exfoliated. From this classic locality.


Size: 5 x 3.8 x 1.5 cm.

 

RM2007   Sphalerite

Las Manforas Mine (Áliva), Camaleño, Cantabria, Spain

Aggregate of sphalerite crystals, with complex faces and intense color when the light passes through it. Back side is exfoliated. From this classic locality.


Size: 5 x 4 x 2.8 cm.

Price: 55 €Buy
This mineral is in your cart.
 

RM2024   Sphalerite

Las Manforas Mine (Áliva), Camaleño, Cantabria, Spain

Aggregate of sphalerite crystals, with complex faces and intense color when the light passes through it. Back side is recrystalized. From this classic Spanish locality.


Size: 5.5 x 3.8 x 3.5 cm.

 

RM533   Sphalerite with dolomite

Las Manforas Mine (Áliva), Camaleño, Cantabria, Spain

Curious aggregate of sphalerite crystals formed by several crystals of this sulfur, good brilliance, with sharp faces and edges and some transparence. Very aesthetically disposed on a matrix of white rhombohedral dolomite crystals. From a former German collection. Different than usual.


Size: 10,5 x 9, 8 x 4,0 cm.
Main crystal: 9 x 2 cm. (aggr.)

German col. / Núm. de colección 585.


 

RM1499   Spahlerite with dolomite

Las Manforas Mine (Áliva), Camaleño, Cantabria, Spain

On a white matrix formed by several white dolomite crystals, sharp and with curved faces and edges, we can enjoy a crystal of sphalerite very brilliant, with transparence and a very uniform toasted honey color. Very aesthetic specimen. From a former German Col. Nr.812.

 


Size: 10.0 x 6.5 x 4.2 cm.
Main crystal: 8 x 5 mm.
Found in 1990s

 

RM1933   Sphalerite with dolomite

Las Manforas Mine (Áliva), Camaleño, Cantabria, Spain

Specimen with many years, from the Daunis collection (Barcelona), with the handwritten label. There are several groups of sphalerite crystals, brilliant, translucent with an intense orange color when the light passes through them. They are disposed on a matrix with dolomite crystals. The sample has not been treated, so it presents some areas with small scratches, typical of the time. A great sample from this classic Spanish mine.


Size: 13 x 10 x 5.5 cm.
Main crystal: 28 x 28 mm aggreg.
Found in ±1980.

Col. L. Daunis (Barcelona).
Classic locality


 

RM901   Sphalerite with calcite

Las Manforas Mine (Áliva), Áliva, Camaleño, Cantabria, Spain

Druse formed by complex interpenetrated sphalerite crystals, with toasted honey color, some transparence and accompanied by calcite crystals. A huge size specimen from a classic Spanish locality.


Size: 11.7 x 6.8 x 4.5 cm.
Main crystal: 13 x 10 mm.

 
1