Minerals from China

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A246 - Scheelite $ 500 SOLD
Huangyang, Ping Wu County, Sichuan Prov., China
small cabinet - 5.5 x 5.5 x 4.5 cm


Scheelite from Huangyang, Ping Wu County, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a246a.jpg] Scheelite from Huangyang, Ping Wu County, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a246b.jpg] Scheelite from Huangyang, Ping Wu County, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a246c.jpg] Scheelite from Huangyang, Ping Wu County, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a246d.jpg]

Large, steeply pyramidal Scheelite crystal with deep reddish orange color from a new find in the same county as the more commonly seen Scheelites from Mt. Xuebaoding. This one is nicely transparent at the tip and has unidentified black crystals intergrown on one side, size 5.5 x 5.5 x 4.5 cm.


A247 - Scheelite $ 500 SOLD
Huangyang, Ping Wu County, Sichuan Prov., China
miniature - 4.5 x 4 x 3 cm


Scheelite from Huangyang, Ping Wu County, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a247a.jpg] Scheelite from Huangyang, Ping Wu County, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a247b.jpg] Scheelite from Huangyang, Ping Wu County, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a247c.jpg]

Large, steeply pyramidal Scheelite crystal with deep reddish orange color from a new find in the same county as the more commonly seen Scheelites from Mt. Xuebaoding. This one is nicely transparent at the tip and bipyramidal, size 4.5 x 4 x 3 cm.


A248 - Scheelite on Scheelite $ 150 SOLD
Huangyang, Ping Wu County, Sichuan Prov., China
miniature - 5 x 3.5 x 3 cm


Scheelite on Scheelite from Huangyang, Ping Wu County, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a248a.jpg] Scheelite on Scheelite from Huangyang, Ping Wu County, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a248b.jpg] Scheelite on Scheelite from Huangyang, Ping Wu County, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a248c.jpg]

Steeply pyramidal Scheelite crystal atop matrix of crystallized Scheelite from a new find in the same county as the more commonly seen Scheelites from Mt. Xuebaoding. Crystals is 1.8cm wide with good transparency, one small ding on side of tip, size 5 x 3.5 x 3 cm.


A249 - Scheelite $ 150 SOLD
Huangyang, Ping Wu County, Sichuan Prov., China
thumbnail - 3 x 2.9 x 2.5 cm


Scheelite from Huangyang, Ping Wu County, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a249a.jpg] Scheelite from Huangyang, Ping Wu County, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a249b.jpg] Scheelite from Huangyang, Ping Wu County, Sichuan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a249c.jpg]

Steeply pyramidal Scheelite crystal with deep reddish orange color from a new find in the same county as the more commonly seen Scheelites from Mt. Xuebaoding. Good transparency with bevelled edges, tiny ding at tip. This si a flaoter specimen with Quartz crystals sticking out off the bottom, size 3 x 2.9 x 2.5 cm.


A251 - Quartz on Ferberite $ 300
Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Hunan Prov., China
small cabinet - 7 x 6 x 3 cm


Quartz on Ferberite from Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Hunan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a251a.jpg] Quartz on Ferberite from Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Hunan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a251b.jpg] Quartz on Ferberite from Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Hunan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a251c.jpg] Quartz on Ferberite from Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Hunan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a251d.jpg]

Clear Quartz crystals on a large, well formed Ferberite crystal. Classic Yaogangxian piece, 7 x 6 x 3 cm.


A252 - Pyrrhotite on Chalcopyrite $ 175
Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Hunan Prov., China
miniature - 3.2 x 2 x 2 cm


Pyrrhotite on Chalcopyrite from Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Hunan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a252a.jpg] Pyrrhotite on Chalcopyrite from Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Hunan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a252b.jpg] Pyrrhotite on Chalcopyrite from Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Hunan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a252c.jpg]

Three rosettes of Pyrrhottite on on Chalcopyrite with metallic needles of Jamesonite. This is older material from Yaogangxian that was not common, 3.2 x 2 x 2 cm.


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.



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