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E624 - Apatite on Ferberite $ 900 SOLD
Panasquiera Mine, Barroca Grande, Beira Baxia, Portugal
thumbnail - 2.2 x 2.2 x 2 cm


Apatite on Ferberite from Panasquiera Mine, Barroca Grande, Beira Baxia, Portugal [db_pics/pics/e624a.jpg] Apatite on Ferberite from Panasquiera Mine, Barroca Grande, Beira Baxia, Portugal [db_pics/pics/e624b.jpg] Apatite on Ferberite from Panasquiera Mine, Barroca Grande, Beira Baxia, Portugal [db_pics/pics/e624c.jpg] Apatite on Ferberite from Panasquiera Mine, Barroca Grande, Beira Baxia, Portugal [db_pics/pics/e624d.jpg] Apatite on Ferberite from Panasquiera Mine, Barroca Grande, Beira Baxia, Portugal [db_pics/pics/e624e.jpg]

Floater specimen of a white "flower" of Apatite atop a lustrous Ferberite crystal. Complete all around and undamaged with no points of attachment. There are tiny arsenopyrite crystal atop and within the Apatite. Superb quality and undamaged, a unique thumbnail.


NA213 - Pyrargyrite $ 800
Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico
thumbnail - 2 x 1.8 x 1.8 cm


Pyrargyrite from Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na213a.jpg] Pyrargyrite from Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na213b.jpg] Pyrargyrite from Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na213c.jpg] Pyrargyrite from Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/na213d.jpg]

Thick, lustrous, and complete Pyrargyrite that lights up a bright cherry red with backlighting. Undamaged, acquired from the Gebhard collection.


NA214 - Calcite $ 150
Norrie Mine, Gogebic Co. Michigan
thumbnail - 3 x 3 x 2.5 cm


Calcite from Norrie Mine, Gogebic Co. Michigan [db_pics/pics/na214a.jpg] Calcite from Norrie Mine, Gogebic Co. Michigan [db_pics/pics/na214b.jpg] Calcite from Norrie Mine, Gogebic Co. Michigan [db_pics/pics/na214c.jpg]

Spherical Calcite 1.9cm in diameter with a pinkish hue. The Norrie Mine is an old iron mine and the Calcite sits atop a matrix of Limonite.


NA215 - Silver $ 1600
Kearsarge Mine, Houghton Co., Michigan
thumbnail - 2.5 x 1.5 x 1.4 cm


Silver from Kearsarge Mine, Houghton Co., Michigan [db_pics/pics/na215a.jpg] Silver from Kearsarge Mine, Houghton Co., Michigan [db_pics/pics/na215b.jpg] Silver from Kearsarge Mine, Houghton Co., Michigan [db_pics/pics/na215c.jpg]

Dramatic cluster of angular Silver crystals, capped by a superb 1.2cm crystal. Tiny amounts of Copper are present on some of the crystal faces.  Nothing but good, large crystals. Fine!


NA216 - Pyromorphite $ 300 SOLD
9th Level, Jersey Vein, Bunker Hill Mine,Kellog, Idaho
thumbnail - 2.3 x 1.7 x 0.8 cm


Pyromorphite from 9th Level, Jersey Vein, Bunker Hill Mine,Kellog, Idaho [db_pics/pics/na216a.jpg] Pyromorphite from 9th Level, Jersey Vein, Bunker Hill Mine,Kellog, Idaho [db_pics/pics/na216b.jpg] Pyromorphite from 9th Level, Jersey Vein, Bunker Hill Mine,Kellog, Idaho [db_pics/pics/na216c.jpg] Pyromorphite from 9th Level, Jersey Vein, Bunker Hill Mine,Kellog, Idaho [db_pics/pics/na216d.jpg]

Lustrous, curved crystals of Pyromorphite with great style. Yellow green color and undamaged, and this is a complete FLOATER with no points of attachment, fine specimen!


SA558 - Elbaite on Wardite $ 120 SOLD
Taquaral, Minas Gerais, Brazil
thumbnail - 3 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm


Elbaite on Wardite from Taquaral, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa558a.jpg] Elbaite on Wardite from Taquaral, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa558b.jpg] Elbaite on Wardite from Taquaral, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/sa558c.jpg]

Colorful and unusual specimen of green and pink Elbaite in a cluster of Wardite crystals.


SA559 - Rhodochrosite $ 950 SOLD
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Prov., Peru
miniature - 3.3 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm


Rhodochrosite from Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Prov., Peru [db_pics/pics/sa559a.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Prov., Peru [db_pics/pics/sa559b.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Prov., Peru [db_pics/pics/sa559c.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Prov., Peru [db_pics/pics/sa559d.jpg]

Large single Rhodo of an unusual style, different from others I have seen from this locality. The prism faces, and even the bottom, are coated in a thin layer of quartz crystals with the termination faces exposed. The terminations are not cleavages as there are areas on the very edges of the termination faces that also have small amounts of the Quartz crystals. Undamaged and complete. One photo is backlit to show the translucency of the crystal.


SA560 - Rhodochrosite $ 550 SOLD
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Prov., Peru
miniature - 3.3 x 3 x 1.4 cm


Rhodochrosite from Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Prov., Peru [db_pics/pics/sa560a.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Prov., Peru [db_pics/pics/sa560b.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Prov., Peru [db_pics/pics/sa560c.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Prov., Peru [db_pics/pics/sa560d.jpg]

Cluster of three large Rhodos of an unusual style, different from others I have seen from this locality. The prism faces, and even the bottom, are coated in a thin layer of quartz crystals with the termination faces of the main crystal exposed (and part of one termination face of the samll crystal). The terminations are not cleavages as there are areas on the very edges of the termination faces that also have small amounts of the Quartz crystals.Undamaged and complete. One photo is backlit to show the translucency of the crystals.



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