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RM2259   Fluorite

San Antonio mine, Santa Eulalia, Municipio de Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

Very aesthetic specimen of fluorite. It shows the cubic shape, with polysynthetic growths on faces. The color very uniform, a delicate violet tone, with geometric zoning on edges, more intense. Excellent brilliance, transparence and very well defined faces and edges. An exceptional piece from Santa Eulalia and the Joan Astor collection, acquired by this great Catalan photographer and collector at the EXPOMINER Barcelona mineral show in 1981.


Size: 5.2 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm.
Main crystal: 2.4 cm.
Found in 1980's.

Col. Joan Astor,


 

RM2114   Smithsonite and hemimorphite

San Antonio mine, Santa Eulalia, Municipio de Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

Very aesthetic globular aggregates of smithsonite, with an apple green color, translucent, accompanied by several lanceolated sharp and transparent hemimorphitecrystals. In a vug of the goethite matrix. Smithsonite specimens from this Mexican mine are highly appreciated by collectors. From the 8th level of this mine.


Size: 8 x 6 x 4.5 cm.
Main crystal: 1.3 cm aggreg.

 

RM499   Smithsonite

San Antonio mine, Santa Eulalia, Municipio de Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico

Botryoidal aggregates of smithsonite, with a good green color, showing possible rhombohedral forms. If we look carefully we can see several crystals of this zinc carbonate forming this forms. We emphisize on the quality of this specimen.


Size: 7,8 x 5,4 x 4,5 cm.

 
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