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My collection - Specimens from Sardinia

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c154c.jpg (45837 byte) Phosgenite – Min. Monteponi - Iglesias – Sardegna - Italy. Size 14x12x8. Exceptional big old specimen with a yellow-brown perfect phosgenite crystal of 30 mm. on galena matrix. Yellow fluorescent under U.V. light. Found at 150 meters under the sea’s level and now undiscoverable.
c032.jpg (47430 byte) Covellite on pyrite - Mine Calabona - Alghero - Sardegna. Size 6x5x3 cm. Cluster of blue tabular covellite crystals with max. size 20 mm. partially encrusted with pyrite. Classic old specimen found around 1920 in this old mine.
c147.jpg (43095 byte) Phosgenite – Mine Monteponi - Iglesias – Sardegna - Italy. Size 9x8x4 cm. Group of cream transparent prismatic crystals with max. size 15 mm.
c170.jpg (34048 byte) Native silver - Mine Serra S’Illixi - Sarrabus – Sardegna - Italy. Size 3x2x2 weight 0.1. Aggregation of brilliant dendritic silver. Classic old specimen found around 1890.
c292.jpg (30624 byte) Pyromorphite - Mine Crabulazzu - Arbus - Sardegna - Italy. Size 6x5x4 cm. Group of green grass prismatic crystals with max. size 4 mm. on granitic matrix.
c183.jpg (38588 byte) Enargite - Mine Furtei - Sardegna. Size 12x10x8 cm. Group of black brown prismatic crystals max. size 15 mm. in a vug.
c454.jpg (31291 byte) Anglesite on galena – Mine Monteponi – Iglesias - Sardegna. Size 11x10x5 cm. Group of colourless crystals with max. size 18 mm. in a vug of galena matrix.
c150.jpg (31806 byte) Orthoclase with epidote – Quarry S.Bachisio - Telti – Sardegna. Size 8x8x5 cm. Cluster of pink biterminated orthoclase crystals with max. size 55 mm. partially covered with small green epidotes.
c541.jpg (22856 byte) Stilbite – Pula – Sardegna. Size 10x9x6 cm. Rare old specimen with with cream big crystals with max. size 60 mm.
c152.jpg (17421 byte) Fluorite – Mine S.Lucia - Fluminimaggiore – Sardegna - Italy. Size 15x6x6 cm. Group of colourless cubic intersected crystals with max. size 13 mm. on matrix.
c151.jpg (18363 byte) Fluorite – Min. Su Zurfuru - Fluminimaggiore – Sardegna. Size 5x3x3 cm. Group of light blue perfect crystals with max. side 20 mm.
c167.jpg (32770 byte) Fluorite – Min. Su Zurfuru - Fluminimaggiore – Sardegna. Size 11x10x5 cm. Carpet of yellow cubic crystals with max. size 13 mm. on arsenical matrix.

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