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B482 - Chlorite in Quartz $ 120 (=~ £ 90) SOLD
Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4 x 2.8 cm


Chlorite in Quartz from Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b482a.jpg] Chlorite in Quartz from Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b482b.jpg] Chlorite in Quartz from Kharan, Balochistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b482c.jpg]

Glassy, transparent Quartz crystals with multiple, sharp phantoms of green Chlorite.


B484 - Apatite on Mica $ 200 (=~ £ 151)
Nagar, Hunza Valley, Pakistan
small cabinet - 7.5 x 6 x 3.5 cm


Apatite on Mica from Nagar, Hunza Valley, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b484a.jpg] Apatite on Mica from Nagar, Hunza Valley, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/b484b.jpg]

Glassy, transparent 1.2cm pink Apatite crystal on matrix of silvery Muscovite crystals.


B187 - Calcite $ 450 (=~ £ 339) SOLD
Jiangxi, China
cabinet - 10 x 8 x 5.3 cm


Calcite from Jiangxi, China [db_pics/pics/b187a.jpg] Calcite from Jiangxi, China [db_pics/pics/b187b.jpg] Calcite from Jiangxi, China [db_pics/pics/b187c.jpg] Calcite from Jiangxi, China [db_pics/pics/b187d.jpg]

Large single transparent Calcite crystal. Although the front face has an etched surface luster, the 5.3 cm wide side faces have exceptional glassy luster highlighting the internal transparency.


B165 - Chamosite psuedo. Almandine $ 500 (=~ £ 377) SOLD
Michigamme Mine, Marquette Co., Michigan
small cabinet - 6 x 4.8 x 4.8 cm


Chamosite psuedo. Almandine from Michigamme Mine, Marquette Co., Michigan [db_pics/pics/b165a.jpg] Chamosite psuedo. Almandine from Michigamme Mine, Marquette Co., Michigan [db_pics/pics/b165b.jpg]

Large single crystal of Almandine replaced by Chamosite (the iron analogue of Clinochlore in the Chlorite group of minerals) from the upper peninsula of Michigan. A complete crystal in good condition with good size too, as most found were less than 3cm. The old label indicates it was in the Paul Zimmerman collection and identified it as 'Aphrosiderite' after Garnet, however Aphrosiderite is an obsolete name and Chamosite is the correct species name.


B171 - Barite on Calcite $ 350 (=~ £ 264)
Elk Creek, Meade Co., South Dakota
small cabinet - 7 x 5 x 4 cm


Barite on Calcite from Elk Creek, Meade Co., South Dakota [db_pics/pics/b171a.jpg] Barite on Calcite from Elk Creek, Meade Co., South Dakota [db_pics/pics/b171b.jpg] Barite on Calcite from Elk Creek, Meade Co., South Dakota [db_pics/pics/b171c.jpg]

Pristine, transparent 3.6cm long Barite crystal on yellow calcite crystals. The Calcite too are good sized, reaching 7mm.


B172 - Cylindrite $ 450 (=~ £ 339)
Santa Cruz Mine,Poopo, Oruro Dept., Bolivia
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4.3 x 2.5 cm


Cylindrite from Santa Cruz Mine,Poopo, Oruro Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/b172a.jpg] Cylindrite from Santa Cruz Mine,Poopo, Oruro Dept., Bolivia [db_pics/pics/b172b.jpg]

Exceptionally rich Cylindrite specimen composed almost entirely of spray formations of Cylindrite crystals. The crystal clusters reach 4 cm in length.



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