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A253 - Scheelite on Ferberite, Quartz $ 1400 SOLD
Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Hunan Prov., China
small cabinet - 8 x 8 x 4 cm


Scheelite on Ferberite, Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Hunan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a253a.jpg] Scheelite on Ferberite, Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Hunan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a253b.jpg] Scheelite on Ferberite, Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Hunan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a253c.jpg] Scheelite on Ferberite, Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Hunan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a253d.jpg]

Brown 3.5cm wide Scheelite on matrix of intergrown Ferberite and Quartz. This is the largest Yaogangxian Scheelite I have seen as most are much smaller. Scheelite is perfectly centered and undamaged, with associate muscovite and Arsenopyrite, very good piece, 8 x 8 x 4 cm.


A254 - Scorodite $ 700 SOLD
Pingtouling Mine, Guangdong Prov., China
small cabinet - 6 x 4 x 3.5 cm


Scorodite from Pingtouling Mine, Guangdong Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a254a.jpg] Scorodite from Pingtouling Mine, Guangdong Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a254b.jpg] Scorodite from Pingtouling Mine, Guangdong Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a254c.jpg] Scorodite from Pingtouling Mine, Guangdong Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a254d.jpg]

Glassy blue Scorodite crystals to 1.4cm in size. These have the good color unlike many from the find which are almost black. The large crystal has good blue color, and the 6mm crystal has top blue color and is transparent, size 6 x 4 x 3.5 cm.


A255 - Babingtonite on Prehnite with Quartz $ 1200 SOLD
Meigu, Sichuan Prov., China
small cabinet - 7.5 x 7.5 x 5 cm


Babingtonite on Prehnite with Quartz from Meigu, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a255a.jpg] Babingtonite on Prehnite with Quartz from Meigu, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a255b.jpg] Babingtonite on Prehnite with Quartz from Meigu, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a255c.jpg]

Large, sharply formed Babingtonite crystal, 3.2cm wide at the termination, with Quartz crystals on green Prehnite, size 7.5 x 7.5 x 5 cm.


A256 - Babingtonite on Prehnite with Quartz $ 1200 SOLD
Meigu, Sichuan Prov., China
cabinet - 14 x 8 x 4 cm


Babingtonite on Prehnite with Quartz from Meigu, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a256a.jpg] Babingtonite on Prehnite with Quartz from Meigu, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a256b.jpg] Babingtonite on Prehnite with Quartz from Meigu, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a256c.jpg]

Well formed Babingtonite crystals, spread across a rolling surface of green Prehnite, size 14 x 8 x 4 cm.


A257 - Realgar $ 800 SOLD
Shimen Mine, Jiepaiyu, Hunan Province, China
small cabinet - 7.5 x 5 x 2.5 cm


Realgar from Shimen Mine, Jiepaiyu, Hunan Province, China [db_pics/pics/a257a.jpg] Realgar from Shimen Mine, Jiepaiyu, Hunan Province, China [db_pics/pics/a257b.jpg] Realgar from Shimen Mine, Jiepaiyu, Hunan Province, China [db_pics/pics/a257c.jpg]

Near floater specimen of two intergrown Realgar crystals. Both crystals are double terminated, with one contact on part fo the termination of the smaller crystal. Large crystal is 5.5 cm long. Rare to find crystals like this now. Size 7.5 x 5 x 2.5 cm.


A258 - Pyromorphite on Quartz $ 250 SOLD
Daoping Mine, Guangxi Prov., China
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4.5 x 3 cm


Pyromorphite on Quartz from Daoping Mine, Guangxi Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a258a.jpg] Pyromorphite on Quartz from Daoping Mine, Guangxi Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a258b.jpg] Pyromorphite on Quartz from Daoping Mine, Guangxi Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a258c.jpg]

Lime green Pyromorphite crystal atop Quartz crystals, unusual to see these associate with Quartz crystals, size 5.5 x 4.5 x 3 cm.


A259 - Cinnabar $ 300 SOLD
Tongren, Guizhou, China
small cabinet - 7 x 5 x 4 cm


Cinnabar from Tongren, Guizhou, China [db_pics/pics/a259a.jpg] Cinnabar from Tongren, Guizhou, China [db_pics/pics/a259b.jpg] Cinnabar from Tongren, Guizhou, China [db_pics/pics/a259c.jpg]

Cinnabar crystals to 1.2cm wide on Dolomite, size 7 x 5 x 4 cm.


A782 - Stibnite on Calcite $ 200 SOLD
Jiangxi Prov., China
cabinet - 10 x 7.5 x 3 cm


Stibnite on Calcite from Jiangxi Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a782a.jpg] Stibnite on Calcite from Jiangxi Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a782b.jpg] Stibnite on Calcite from Jiangxi Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a782c.jpg]

New find of Stibnite rosettes on Calcite crystals. Cental group is 2.7 cm wide and radiates outward in all directions. Calcite is white with grey areas included by Stibnite, size 10 x 7.5 x 3 cm.


A505 - Fluorite on Quartz $ 200 SOLD
Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China
miniature - 4.9 x 3 x 3 cm


Fluorite on Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a505a.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a505b.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a505c.jpg]

Top quality purple Fluorite cling to one side of a pristine Quartz crystal. Fluorite is very transparent with top luster, some have needle-like inclusions of Jamesonite (or similar mineral), 4.9 x 3 x 3 cm.


A110 - Scheelite on Muscovite $ 120 SOLD
Mt Xuebaoding, Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov., China
cabinet - 10 x 4 x 3 cm


Scheelite on Muscovite from Mt Xuebaoding, Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a110a.jpg] Scheelite on Muscovite from Mt Xuebaoding, Ping Wu, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a110b.jpg]

A 1.9 cm Scheelite octahedron in Muscovite with good luster and sharp edges, size 10 x 4 x 3 cm.


A609 - Fluorite, Arsenopyrite, Dolomite $ 200
Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China
small cabinet - 5.2 x 4.5 x 4 cm


Fluorite, Arsenopyrite, Dolomite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a609a.jpg] Fluorite, Arsenopyrite, Dolomite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a609b.jpg] Fluorite, Arsenopyrite, Dolomite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a609c.jpg]

Fine, near floater grouping of light purple Fluorite cubes, Arsenopyrite in and interlocking 4cm cluster, pearlescent pink Dolomite that wraps all around the backside, and Muscovite, size 5.2 x 4.5 x 4 cm.


A610 - Stibnite with Calcite $ 175 SOLD
Henan Prov., China
miniature - 4.3 x 2 x 1.5 cm


Stibnite with Calcite from Henan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a610a.jpg] Stibnite with Calcite from Henan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a610b.jpg]

Terminated single Stibnite crystal with attached translucent white Calcite crystals to 2.1 cm wide, size 4.3 x 2 x 1.5 cm.


A702 - Pyromorphite SOLD
Doaping Mine, Guangxi Prov., China
cabinet - 12 x 7 x 6 cm


Pyromorphite from Doaping Mine, Guangxi Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a702a.jpg] Pyromorphite from Doaping Mine, Guangxi Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a702b.jpg]

Bright lime green crystals well separated across limonite matrix, size 12 x 7 x 6 cm.


A733 - Bournonite $ 175 SOLD
Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China
miniature - 4 x 3 x 3 cm


Bournonite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a733a.jpg] Bournonite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a733b.jpg] Bournonite from Yaogangxian Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/a733c.jpg]

Bournonite crystals with brilliant, lustrous terminations intergrown with Quartz crystals. Size 4 x 3 x 3 cm.


A659 - Fluorite, Spessartine, Mica on Orthoclase $ 120 SOLD
Tongbei, Fujian Prov., China
small cabinet - 8 x 5.5 x 3.5 cm


Fluorite, Spessartine, Mica on Orthoclase from Tongbei, Fujian Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a659a.jpg] Fluorite, Spessartine, Mica on Orthoclase from Tongbei, Fujian Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a659b.jpg] Fluorite, Spessartine, Mica on Orthoclase from Tongbei, Fujian Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a659c.jpg]

Transparent light purple Fluorite octahedrons to 8mm wide with orange Spessartine and green coated Mica clusters on tan Orthoclase. I count 6 Fluorites. Colorful mixture of minerals on this specimen, size 8 x 5.5 x 3.5 cm.



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