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A744 - Henmilite $ 350 (=~ £ 252) SOLD
Fuka Mine, Takahasi shi, Okayama Prefecture, Japan
miniature - 4.5 x 3.5 x 3 cm


Henmilite from Fuka Mine, Takahasi shi, Okayama Prefecture, Japan [db_pics/pics/a744a.jpg] Henmilite from Fuka Mine, Takahasi shi, Okayama Prefecture, Japan [db_pics/pics/a744b.jpg] Henmilite from Fuka Mine, Takahasi shi, Okayama Prefecture, Japan [db_pics/pics/a744c.jpg] Henmilite from Fuka Mine, Takahasi shi, Okayama Prefecture, Japan [db_pics/pics/a744d.jpg]

Rich royal blue Henmilite crystals to 4mm against a contrasting white matrix. Two large 4mm crystals onthis specimen. Henmilite is a rare copper borate species and the Fuka mine is the type locality, size 4.5 x 3.5 x 3 cm.


B339 - Alabandite $ 600 (=~ £ 432) SOLD
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 4.5 x 4 x 4 cm


Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b339a.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b339b.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b339c.jpg]

Particularly large, sharp single crystal. These are not coming out as much as the past couple years, so I feel fortunate to have found as nice a crystal as this. there is a small cavity on one face containing a Pyrite crystal.


B340 - Alabandite $ 750 (=~ £ 540)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
small cabinet - 5.3 x 4.5 x 4 cm


Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b340a.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b340b.jpg] Alabandite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/b340c.jpg]

Particularly large, sharp single crystal. These are not coming out as much as the past couple years, so I feel fortunate to have found as nice a crystal as this.


B341 - Tourmaline Carving $ 950 (=~ £ 683) SOLD
Asia
small cabinet - 6.3 x 3 x 2.5 cm


Tourmaline Carving from Asia [db_pics/pics/b341a.jpg] Tourmaline Carving from Asia [db_pics/pics/b341b.jpg] Tourmaline Carving from Asia [db_pics/pics/b341c.jpg] Tourmaline Carving from Asia [db_pics/pics/b341d.jpg]

Carved Tourmaline Budda figure. Translucent to transparent pink with green at the base.


B342 - Moonstone with ? $ 800 (=~ £ 576)
Pili Mine, near Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico
cabinet - 11 x 5.5 x 5.5 cm


Moonstone with ? from Pili Mine, near Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b342a.jpg] Moonstone with ? from Pili Mine, near Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b342b.jpg] Moonstone with ? from Pili Mine, near Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b342c.jpg] Moonstone with ? from Pili Mine, near Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/b342d.jpg]

An old specimen from the Bill Hiss collection featuring wonderful, transparent Orthoclase var. Moonstone crystals with black Augite crystals. There is also an unknown hoppered octahedral crystal present, about 7mm wide.


B345 - Chalcotrichite included Calcite $ 250 (=~ £ 180) SOLD
Bisbee, Arizona
thumbnail - 1.2 x 1 x 1 cm
ex.  Jon Sigerman


Chalcotrichite included Calcite from Bisbee, Arizona [db_pics/pics/b345a.jpg] Chalcotrichite included Calcite from Bisbee, Arizona [db_pics/pics/b345b.jpg]

Small but fine specimen of Calcite colored red by inclusions of Chalcotrichite.



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