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Baryte
Flower of baryte XX, 5.5 x 4.5 cm wide, on matrix with other baryte XX
12.5x9
cm
Cerro Warihuyn (Huarihuyn), Miraflores, HuamalŪes Province, HuŠnuco Department. Perý
Specimen n.1508

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Epidote
Group of prismatic XX, dark green up to 7.5cm
7.5x4cm
Castrovirreyna Province, Huancavelica Department. Perý
Specimen n.486

 

Fluorite
Two octahedral XX, white and transparent (one side is opaque), the biggest has an edge of 1.6cm. The fluorite is on the top of a group of quartz XX, with some hubnerite on the base 
8x6cm
Huaron mining district, San JosŤ de H. district, Alcides Cassion prov. Perý
Specimen n.426

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Fluorite
Cubic XX grown together, amongst small quartz XX. The XX are transparent, pale blue, and the inner part is yellowish 
7x6cm
Huanzala mine, Huallanca District, Dos de Mayo Province. Perý
Specimen n.717

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Proustite
Group of XX, 0.5 cm wide
5x4cm
Uchucchacua mine, Oyon prov., Lima dept. Perý
Specimen n.397

 

Rhodocrosite
Detail of a specimen with a single X, 2.5cm long, in a cavity
7x8cm
Uchucchacua mine, Oyon prov., Lima dept. Perý
Specimen n.211



Rhodocrosite
Pale pink XX of rhodocrosite - up to 2cm edge - amongst transparent quartz XX
11x9cm
Huayllapon mine, Pasto Bueno district. Perý
Specimen n.1135

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Chile




Chrysocolla
Ball of chrysocolla (2.5 cm wide), vivid blue, covered by a thin layer of quartz
9x9cm
Inca de Oro, ChaŮaral Province, Atacama Region. Chile
Specimen n.1556

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Chile



Beryl var emerald
Transparent green XX of emerald, up to 1.1 cm long; with water-clear quartz up to 3.5 cm long and some pyrite XX
8x8cm
Muzo mine, Mun. de Muzo, Boyaca dept. Colombia
Specimen n.1562

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Brasil

 

Quartz
Single X, perfectly transparent, with "chlorite" inclusion
9.7x5cm
Corinto, Minas Gerais. Brasil
Specimen n.341

 

Quartz scepter
Single X, quite unusual since the top (the second generation) is very large and the first generation crystal is very thin. It is also evident the "skeletal" ("tramoggia" in Italian) formation
6x6.8cm
Aracuŗi, Minas Gerais. Brasil
Specimen n.340

 

Quartz scepter
XX up to 9.5cm tall, with a kaolinite coating, typical from this place
8x7.5cm
Serra Negra, Baixio, Gov Valadares, Minas Gerais. Brasil
Specimen n.443

Argentina

Fluorite
Cubic XX, edge up to 2.5cm, yellow/green, on fluorite and chalcedony matrix 
10x6.5cm
El Portezuelo, Sierra de Ascasti, Catamarca. Argentina
Specimen n.636


 

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