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RM1929   Actinolite and Fluorapatite

Montijos quarry, Monte Redondo, Leiria, Portugal

Former specimen of actinolite adquired in marzo de 1987 at the Sant Celoni mineral show by Sr. Manchion. It shows radial aggregates of green crystals of actinolite, with whitish fluorapatite prisms included in. It comes from a Portuguese quarries abandoned for decades.

Size: 6 x 5 x 2.4 cm.
Main crystal: 10 mm.
Found in ±1987

Col. J. M. Manchion. Num. 305.


RM1741   Oligoclase (var. of Albite) and Actinolite

Montijos quarry, Monte Redondo, Leiria, Portugal

This old specimen stands out for the large number of oligoclase crystals, a variety of albite, very well defined and rich in facets. They are accompanied by prismatic crystals of actinolite, with an intense green color. A piece for collectors of Iberian deposits. These quarries were worked until the end of the 60s and the beginning of the 70s of the last century.

Size: 7.2 x 4.0 x 3.7 cm.
Found in 1987.

Col. J.M. Manchion (Barcelona) - No.336 (J. Viñals)