Vug (Vuhg) n. – A small cavity in a rock or vein, often with a mineral lining of a different composition from that of the surrounding rock.

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Globe Minerals, June 19, 2024

Quartz, Siderite, Boulangerite from Cavnic, Maramures Co., Romania A colorful old-time specimen of Quartz from Cavnic, Romania. It features a cluster of lustrous gray Quartz

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Globe Minerals, June 14, 2024

Andradite Stalactite from Huanggang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China You are looking at a unique and beautiful specimen of well-crystallized Andradite Garnet from Inner Mongolia. It

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SZ-Minéraux, June 4, 2024

FLUORITE – Rogerley Mine, Weardale, Durham, England, United Kingdom Fluorite with quality cubes, in perfect condition, emerald green from the famous Rogerley mine in the

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SZ-Minéraux, May 30, 2024

QUARTZ var AMETHYST with inclusions of GOETHITE – Goboboseb, Brandberg, Erongo, Namibia Sublime geode containing Amethyst Quartz of a very intense dark purple color due

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SZ-Minéraux, May 29, 2024

FLUORITE on QUARTZ – Dalnegorsk, Primorsky Krai, Russia Beautiful set of translucent Fluorite on matrix of Quartz covered with Calcite. Very beautiful specimen. Size of

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Globe Minerals, May 15, 2024

Goshenite, Fluorite, Muscovite, Schorl, Erongo Mts., Omaruru District, Namibia, 9.3 x 8.0 x 4.5 cm. A large and quite gracefully-composed five-mineral combination from the classic

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