30 avril 2014

Pyromorphite, Dioptase, Bayldonite, Phosphophyllite, Malachite, Cuprite, Plumbogummite

Pyromorphite. Dioptase and Bayldonite. Phosphophyllite - Cerro de Potosí, Potosí City, Potosí Department, Bolivia. Malachite pseudomorph after Cuprite -Chessy Copper Mines, Chessy-les-Mines, Le Bois d’Oingt, Rhône, Rhône-Alpes, France. Plumbogummite on a Pyromorphite stalactite - Yangshuo Mine, China. 

28 août 2013

Barite, Cuprite, Malachite, Alabandite, Copper, Calcite, Chalcotrichite, Sulfur, Gypsum

Native Sulfur inclusions inside and atop Gypsum crystals. From the Gaurdak Sulfur Dept., Chardzhou, Lebap Province, Turkmenistan. Measures 8 cm by 7.5 cm by 7 cm in total size. Native Copper wires inside a Calcite vug colored by Chalcotrichite (Cuprite). From Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona. Measures 8.8 cm by 13.4 cm by 7.5 cm in total size. Ex. Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Collection Malachite on Alabandite from the Bisbee Copper Mines. From the Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona. Measures 10 cm by 9.8... [Lire la suite]
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03 août 2013

Collection of Russ BEHNKE (part 1)

BORNITE10.5" acrossDzhezkazgan, KazakhstanEx. Dr. Edward E. David CollectionCollection of Russ BEHNKE, Meriden, Connecticut, U.S.APhoto : Russ BEHNKE © BABINGTONITE on PREHNITE5.5" acrossQiaojia County, Yunnan, ChinaCollection of Russ BEHNKE, Meriden, Connecticut, U.S.APhoto : Russ BEHNKE © Color change EUCLASEshown in artificial light (emerald green in daylight)1.12" tallOuro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazilex Harvard UniversityCollection of Russ BEHNKE, Meriden, Connecticut, U.S.APhoto : Russ BEHNKE © COPPER coated with... [Lire la suite]
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28 juillet 2013

Spherocobaltite crystals, Cobaltoan Dolomite, Cuprite, Malachite, Fluorite, Devilline, Liddicoatite, Tourmaline & Elbaite

Cuprian Elbaite Liddicoatite Tourmaline, Vietnam Devilline - Greece Fluorite from Mexico Magenta-red Spherocobaltite crystals with Cobaltoan Dolomite and pseudomorphosed Cuprite crystals in Malachite
21 juin 2013

Arfvedsonite, feldspar, quartz, Fluorite, Malachite after Azurite & Cuprite

Cuprite Malachite after Azurite Fluorite Arfvedsonite, feldspar, quartz. 
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28 janvier 2013

Cuprite

Cuprite / Mont-Roc Mine, Midi-Pyrénées, France
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27 octobre 2012

Cuprite

Cuprite
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26 juillet 2012

Cuprite

Cuprite
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21 avril 2012

Collector gamstone: Cuprite - 24.49 ct

Collector gamstone: Cuprite - 24.49 ct. Emke Mine, Onganga (Onganja), Seeis, Windhoek District, Khomas Region, Namibia.  photo Heritage Auctions Cuprite is a minor ore of copper, known for its distinctive red color - hence its nickname Ruby Copper. Mostly known to mineral collectors, it wasn't until the Namibian discovery in the 1970s that material large and transparent enough to facet, transformed this mineral into a rare gemstone. Virtually all of the gem Cuprite in the world has come from this singular deposit at... [Lire la suite]
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