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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 1.13 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.


m0033.jpg (230301 byte) m0033- Stilbite – Aig. Grises – M.Bianco – Valle d’Aosta – Italy. Size 17x15x4 weight 1.1. Big specimen with groups of spheric stilbite crystals with max. diameter 10 mm. on matrix. On the rear side a single sphere of stilbite with 18 mm. of diameter. Reserved
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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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m0193.jpg (181643 byte) m0193- Smokey quartz – Glacier of Triolet – Monte Bianco – Val d’Aosta – Italy. Size 9x4x4 weight 0.2. Big single biterminated left quartz crystal with execeptional transparence and beautiful ghosts inside. Reserved

m0189.jpg (162862 byte) m0189- Quartz, epidote – Glacier of Miage – M.Bianco – Valle d’Aosta - Italy. Size 5x4x2 weight 0.1. Group of a biterminated colourless quartz crystals of 35 mm. and other smaller ones on a carpet of dark green epidote Crystals with max. size 10 mm. 40 €

m0194.jpg (156671 byte) m0194- Smokey quartz – Glacier of Triolet – M.Bianco – Valle d’Aosta - Italy. Size 11x8x5 weight 0.45. Cluster of smokey quartz crystals with max. size 40 mm. The main crystal is right. 60 €
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m0003- Quartz – Glacier of Sabbione – Val Formazza – Piemonte - Italy. Size 10x4x4 weight 0.3. Big colourless quartz crystal with the ‘Tessiner’ habitus without matrix. 25 €

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m0006.jpg (158714 byte) m0006- Quartz – Glacier of Sabbione – Val Formazza – Piemonte - Italy. Size 10x6x4 weight 0.4. Big colourless quartz crystal with the ‘Tessiner’ habitus without matrix. Reserved
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m0187- Quartz – Glacier d’Estellette – M.Bianco – Valle d’Aosta - Italy. Size 11x6x5 weight 0.45. Colourless quartz crystal of 55 mm. on matrix. The crystal is left. 30 €

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m0443- Quartz – Arbaz – Val d’Ayas – Valle d’Aosta – Italy. Size 8x6x3 weight 0.2. Group of quartz crystals with max. size 20 mm. 12 €

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m0449- Quartz – Arbaz – Val d’Ayas – Valle d’Aosta – Italy. Size 9x2x1 weight 0.15. Group of two biterminated quartz crystals with max. size 90 mm. 8 €

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m0054- Piemontite – Min. Praborna – S.Marcel – Valle d’Aosta – Italy (type locality). Size 8x8x4 weight 0.6. Cluster of violet piemontite crystals with max. size 10 mm. immersed in amphibolite matrix. 25 €

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m0063- Orthoclase, chlorite – Cuasso al Monte – Lombardia - Italy. Size 12x12x8 weight 1.15. Cluster of pink orthoclase crystals with max. size 15 mm. partially covered with green chlorite. Reserved

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m0072- Dolomite on mesitine – Mine of Traversella – Valchiusella - Piemonte - Italy. Size 11x10x6 weight 0.75. Interesting specimen with groups of white dolomite crystals with max. size 18 mm., on a carpet of mesitine crystals. 25 €

 

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m0078- Szaibelyite – Mine of Brosso – Piemonte - Italy. Size 9x7x3 weight 0.25. Carpet of white tufts of white szaibelyite on ludwigite matrix. 25 €

 


m0087.jpg (191057 byte) m0087- Dolomite, siderite - Mine of Brosso – Piemonte - Italy. Size 9x8x5 weight 0.5. Cluster of yellow-cream romboedric dolomite crystals with max. size 5 mm. on siderite matrix. 15 €
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m0088.jpg (246794 byte) m0088- Dolomite, ankerite - Mine of Brosso – Piemonte - Italy. Size 7x6x4 weight 0.45. Cluster of white dolomite crystals with max. size 15 mm. on yellow-cream romboedric ankerite crystals with max. size 7 mm. on matrix. Reserved

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