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Legend: Sizes of specimens in cm. Sizes of crystals in mm. Weight in kg. Prices in euros (consider an exchange rate of 1.10 U.S.A. dollars for 1 euro). Reproduction of text and photos prohibited without permission of author. All the specimens are from Italy if not differently specified.


m0108.jpg (236088 byte) m0108- Grossular var. hessonite – Alpe delle Frasse – Val di Susa – Piemonte - Italy. Size 2x1,5x1 weight 0.05. Small but beautiful group of red-orange brilliant hessonite crystals with max. size 6 mm. and gemmy quality. 20 €

 


m0110- Grossular var. hessonite – Alpe delle Frasse – Val di Susa – Piemonte - Italy. Size 11x7x2 weight 0.45. Baeutiful carpet of red-orange brilliant hessonite crystals with max. size 6 mm. and gemmy quality on rodingite matrix. 65 €

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m0128- Grossular var. hessonite – Alpe Anselmetti – Val di Susa - Piemonte - Italy. Size 9x6x4 weight 0.45. Carpet of dark red hessonite crystals with max. size 4 mm. and gemmy quality on rodingite matrix. 80

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m1119- Grossular var. hessonite – P.Faiallo - Liguria - Italy. Size 10x8x3 weight 0.55. Carpet of dark red brilliant hessonite crystals with max. size 6 mm. and gemmy quality with clinochlore on rodingite matrix. 45 €

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m1443- Grossular var. hessonite – Rocca Sella – Val di Susa - Piemonte - Italy. Size 6x4x3 weight 0.25. Group of dark-red brilliant hessonite crystals with max. size 7 mm. and gemmy quality on rodingite matrix. 20

 


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m1450- Grossular var. hessonite – M.Civrari – Val di Viù - Piemonte - Italy. Size 5x4x2 weight 0.15. Cluster of very brilliant red hessonte crystals with max. size 4 mm. and gemmy quality on rodingite matrix. 25 €

 


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m1469- Grossular var. hessonite – Roch Neir – Val d’Ala - Piemonte - Italy. Size 1,5x1,5x1 weight 0.05. Beautiul cluster of brilliant red hessonte crystals with max. size 7 mm. and gemmy quality. 15 €

 


m1471.jpg (69679 byte) m1471- Grossular var. hessonite – Roch Neir – Val d’Ala - Piemonte - Italy. Size 2x1x1 weight 0.05. Cluster of brilliant red hessonte crystals with max. size 5 mm. and gemmy quality on rodingite matrix. 15 €

m0472.jpg (27254 byte) m0472- Andradite – Serifos island – Greece. Size 3x2x1 weight 0.05. Cluster of brown andradite crystals with max. size 10 mm. 15 €

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m0849- Andradite – Montaju - Traversella – Valchiusella – Piemonte - Italy. Size 3x3x3 weight 0.15. Cluster of brown rombododecaedric andradite crystals with max. size 5 mm. on matrix. 20

 


m0215- Bournonite, quartz – Pachapaqui Distr. -Ancash dept. - Perù. Size 9x6x3 weight 0.3. Cluster of grey metallic bournonite crystals with max. size 7 mm. and the typical gear shape with white quartz crystals. 30

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m1205.jpg (222732 byte) m1205- Galena – Krushev mine – Madan - Bulgaria. Size 7x6x4 weight 0.4. Cluster of grey brilliant galena crystals with max. size 18 mm. 25 €

m0195- Gwindel smokey quartz – Pointe Isabelle (west side) – M.Bianco - France. Size 5x4x2 weight 0.1. Typical smoked gwindel right quartz in the closed shape at the beginning of the growth. Perfectly transparent. 100 €

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m0816.jpg (151347 byte) m0816- Quartz – Pian Lunella – Val di Viù – Piemonte - Italy. Size 5x3x2 weight 0.1. Cluster of light purple quartz crystals with max size 18 mm. partially covered with chlorite. 15 €

m0818.jpg (135168 byte) m0818- Quartz – Pian Lunella – Val di Viù – Piemonte - Italy. Size 11x5x5 weight 0.4. Cluster of light purple quartz crystals with max size 30 mm. partially covered with chlorite. 45 €

m0843.jpg (159561 byte) m0843- Quartz – Pian Lunella – Val di Viù – Piemonte - Italy. Size 4x3x2 weight 0.1. Light purple quartz crystal of 20 mm. partially covered with chlorite. 10 €

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