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China



Arsenopyrite
Very well done, striated, pseudo-octahedral X, with metallic luster: it is 1.3x0.7 wide. The X is posted on a mass of microcrystalline black stannite. On a quartz X

7.5x4cm
Yaogangxian Mine, Chenzhou, Hunan. China
Specimen n.377

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Baryte
White and milky XX, edge up to 1,7cm, on quartz XX

14.5x12cm
Hunan Province. China
Specimen n.219

2nd photo: entire piece
3rd photo: barite on a quartz X

 

Beryl var goshenite
Pale-blue, well formed, gemmy hexagonal XX up to 2.5 cm in size, perched on muscovite matrix
7.5x7
Xuebaodiang Mt, Huya, Pingwu disctrict, Sichuan, Southwest region , Hunan. China
Specimen 352

2nd photo: bigger view



Calcite
Cluster of calcite XX, up to 4.5 cm long: calcite is posted on a matrix made of red realgar. There are some realgar XX
12x12cm
Pingwu mine, Huya township, Sichuan Province. China
Specimen n.1560

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Fluorite
Cubix XX, max edge 2.6cm. The XX, very transparent, have white phantoms on two sides
15x8.5cm
Xianghuapu mine, Hunan, Central Region, China
Specimen n.473

2nd photo: bigger view
3rd photo: detail on phantoms
4th photo: another view

 

Fluorite
the two classic different fluorite crystallization: first generation with cube-octahedral XX (max 3 cm) and second generation with isolated octahedral XX (max 1 cm). On the back white XX of calcite

8x5cm
Xianghualing, Chenzhou district, Hunan. China.
Specimen n.725

 

Inesite
Spray of thin XX on biterminated XX of quartz
11x4cm
Hubei. China
Specimen n.382

2nd photo: entire piece

 

Pyromorphyte
Group of vivid green XX of pyromrphite
11x4cm
Daoping mine, Guilin area. China
Specimen n.679

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Quartz
Some scepter XX, yellow on tips (citrine?), max 4.8cm, on compact hematite
10.5x8cm
Leichang, Guangdong. Cina
Specimen n.120

 

Quartz
Quartz XX up to 7 com long, red for hematite coating, on hematite matrix
11x8cm
Jinlong Xia cum, Shianping, Laolong city, Guangdong. Cina
Specimen n.370

 

Quartz
XX up to 6.5cm, covered by a coating of hematite powder. On a matrix of compact hematite
xxcm
Jinlong Xia cum, Shangping, Laolong city, Guandong. Cina
Specimen n.185

2nd photo: back of piece

 

Scheelite
Bipiramidal dark grey XX, edge max 1 cm, on a X of quartz. Some small XX of calcite. Scheelite is fluorescent in vivid blue 
7x4.5cm
Yaongangxian mine, Chenzhou, Hunan. Cina
Specimen n.119

2nd photo: bigger view

Specimen in the Fluorescent minerals section




Scheelite
Bipiramidal X, yellow,  2.2 cm long, posted on a carped of muscovite
7x4.5cm
Pingwu beryl mine, Huya township, Sichuan Province. Cina
Specimen n.1561

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Spessartine
Vivid red XX of spessartite, with smoked quartz XX
7x6.5cm
Tongbei, Yungxian, Fujian. Cina
Specimen n.119

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