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Aragonite
Group of pseudohexagonal XX: a 7 cm long X is centrally surrounded by  a group of small XX, from purple to grey
7x4.5cm
Cuenca, Castile-La Mancha. Spain
Specimen n.864

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Baryte
Group of XX with brown phantoms

7x5.5cm

La Union, Murcia. Spain
Specimen n.323

 

Baryte
Group of tabular XX, up to 4.5cm long, partially covered by bitumen
12.5x6.5cm
LaUnion, Murcia. Spain
Specimen n.85

Another photo: entire piece

 

 

Baryte
Blue XX on limonitic matrix

7x6cm

La Union, Murcia. Spain 
Specimen n.84

2nd photo

 

Baryte
Baryte XX, up to 1.5cm long, widely scattered on a thin plate of matrix

14.5x9cm

La Union, Murcia. Spain
Specimen n.82

2nd photo

 

Baryte
Group of pale gray-blue XX

10x6.5cm

La Union, Murcia. Spain
Specimen n.28

 

Calcite
X of calcite, 3 cm long, semitransparent, on small yellowish fluorite
5x6.5cm

Moscona mine, Villabona, Asturias. Spain
Specimen n.28

2nd photo

 

Chalcanthite
Spray of thin electric blue XX on limestone
8x6cm
Almeria. Spain
Specimen n.15

 

Fluorite
Octahedral XX, semitransparent, edges up to 0.9cm. I usually see green octahedron, from this mine
6x6cm
Berta Quarry, Sant Cugat del Valles, El Papiol. Spain
Specimen n.420

 

Fluorite
Cubic glassy XX, very transparent, on brown micro crystalline quartz  
7.5x8cm
Emilio mine, La Collada, Caravia, Oviedo District, Asturias. Spain
Specimen n. 637

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Fluorite
Cubic purple XX, semitransparent and opaque, up to 1.4cm edge; the specimen is partially covered by micro crystalline quartz on one side
7.6x6cm
Berbes mine, Berbes, Asturias. Spain
Specimen n. 20

 

Fluorite
Cubic X posted on a base of quartz. The X has clear phantoms
8x6cm
Berbes mine, Berbes, Asturias. Spain
Specimen n. 1441

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Fluorite
Cubic violet XX on matrix with lamellar light pink XX of baryte
8.5x7cm
Berbes mine, Berbes, Asturias. Spain
Specimen n.26

2nd photo




Fluorite
A flower of baryte among XX of fluorite up t0 1.5 cm long
8x9.5cm
La Cabaña, Berbes Mining area, Berbes, Asturias. Spain
Specimen n.1231

2nd photo

 

Fluorite
Plate of pyrite covered by cubic XX of yellow fluorite, edge up to 1.2 cm
12x10cm
Moscona mine, Villabona, Asturias. Spain
Specimen n.885

 

Fluorite
Mass of cubic XX, transparent, yellowish, on white-yellow matrix
6.8x7cm
Moscona mine, Villabona, Asturias. Spain
Specimen n.80




Gypsum
Water clear X of gypsum, from the famous quarry that provides worl-class specimens. The X has very well defined faces and edges
4x3.5cm
Alabaster quarry, Fuentes de Ebro, Zaragoza, Aragon. Spain
Specimen n.1567


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Pyrite
Classic cubic X, edge max 2.5 cm, from this famous mine-quarry, exploited to obtain pyrite for collection purposes
8x6cm
Navajun, La Rioja. Spain
Specimen n.1320




Pyrite
Combination of pyritohedron, striated, immersed in the gray-greenish shale. In this locality there are several outcrops where it is possible to find a wide variery of pyrite XX forms
8x6cm
Ambas Aguas, Muro de Aguas, La Rioja, Spain. Spain
Specimen n.1491

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Prehenite
Rounded balls made by small green semi-transparent XX
10x7cm
Jaen. Spain
Specimen n.50


 

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