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T673 - Rhodochrosite with Fluorite $ 600 SOLD
Sunnyside Mine, Silverton, Colorado
cabinet - 12 x 10 x 8 cm


Rhodochrosite with Fluorite from Sunnyside Mine, Silverton, Colorado [db_pics/pics/t673a.jpg] Rhodochrosite with Fluorite from Sunnyside Mine, Silverton, Colorado [db_pics/pics/t673b.jpg] Rhodochrosite with Fluorite from Sunnyside Mine, Silverton, Colorado [db_pics/pics/t673c.jpg] Rhodochrosite with Fluorite from Sunnyside Mine, Silverton, Colorado [db_pics/pics/t673d.jpg]

Large specimen consisting of pink rhombs of Rhodochrosite and Fluorite crystals over a matrix of Rhodochrosite and sulfides. The Rhodochrosite crystals are 1.5cm and the Fluorite ranges from clear to light icy green.


T674 - Tourmaline $ 1200
Cruziero Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
small cabinet - 9 x 7 x 6 cm


Tourmaline from Cruziero Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t674a.jpg] Tourmaline from Cruziero Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t674b.jpg] Tourmaline from Cruziero Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t674c.jpg] Tourmaline from Cruziero Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/t674d.jpg]

Massive single, well terminated green Tourmaline crystal with highly fibrous, hair-like structure in areas. Broad, flat termination slopes gently back towards the side wtihteh hair-like growth. Can be displayed from one side as a typical (but huge) Tourmaline, or from the other side showing the hair-like fibrous structures.


T675 - Hemimorphite $ 350 SOLD
Santa Eulalia, chihuahua, Mexico
cabinet - 11.5 x 9 x 7 cm


Hemimorphite from Santa Eulalia, chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t675a.jpg] Hemimorphite from Santa Eulalia, chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t675b.jpg] Hemimorphite from Santa Eulalia, chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t675c.jpg] Hemimorphite from Santa Eulalia, chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t675d.jpg]

Vuggy Rhyolite matrix with large voids filled with snow-white crystals of Hemimorphite. I am used to seeing Mexican Hemimorphites on rusty, friable Limonite matrices, so this specimen is particularly appealing and unlike others I've seen before. There are also two bonus vugs on the backside filled with crystals. Showy specimen just released from an old collection.


T676 - Vanadinite $ 800
Mibladen, Morocco
cabinet - 10 x 7.5 x 3 cm


Vanadinite from Mibladen, Morocco [db_pics/pics/t676a.jpg] Vanadinite from Mibladen, Morocco [db_pics/pics/t676b.jpg] Vanadinite from Mibladen, Morocco [db_pics/pics/t676c.jpg]

Fine quality Vanadinite specimen loaded with red crystals to 2cm over a thin matrix, essentially nothing but crystals. Undamaged. The pics say it all.


T677 - Vesuvianite with Grossular $ 200
Lake Jaco, Coahuila, Mexico
small cabinet - 7 x 5 x 4 cm


Vesuvianite with Grossular from Lake Jaco, Coahuila, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t677a.jpg] Vesuvianite with Grossular from Lake Jaco, Coahuila, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t677b.jpg] Vesuvianite with Grossular from Lake Jaco, Coahuila, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t677c.jpg]

Cluster of white Grossular crystals to 3.5cm and golden Vesuvianite crystals to 2.3cm on edge.


T678 - Amethyst $ 80
Veracruz, Mexico
miniature - 4.4 x 2 x 2 cm


Amethyst from Veracruz, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t678a.jpg] Amethyst from Veracruz, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t678b.jpg] Amethyst from Veracruz, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t678c.jpg]

Transparent light purple Amethyst crystals with main crystal a lovely scepter.


T679 - Clinoatacamite with Selenite $ 1200
Lily Mine, Ica Department, Peru
cabinet - 14 x 11.5 x 6 cm


Clinoatacamite with Selenite from Lily Mine, Ica Department, Peru [db_pics/pics/t679a.jpg] Clinoatacamite with Selenite from Lily Mine, Ica Department, Peru [db_pics/pics/t679b.jpg] Clinoatacamite with Selenite from Lily Mine, Ica Department, Peru [db_pics/pics/t679c.jpg] Clinoatacamite with Selenite from Lily Mine, Ica Department, Peru [db_pics/pics/t679d.jpg]

Large open vug lined with Quartz over Chrysocolla with isolated clusters of dark green Clinoatacamite. At the lower right is a single 4cm Selenite crystal grown over a Clinoatacamite cluster. Uncommon for both overall size and the great isolation of the crystal clusters. These are regarded as the world's best Clinoatacamite specimens.


T680 - Diaspore $ 300
Aydun, Mugula, Turkey
small cabinet - 9 x 5.7 x 2 cm


Diaspore from Aydun, Mugula, Turkey [db_pics/pics/t680a.jpg] Diaspore from Aydun, Mugula, Turkey [db_pics/pics/t680b.jpg] Diaspore from Aydun, Mugula, Turkey [db_pics/pics/t680c.jpg]

Large single Diaspore crystal with typical ragged/contacted ends. Good gem sections in areas. This crystal displays multiple signs of fracturing and rehealing (noted by lighter colored lateral lines) resulting in a naturally 'bent' crystal, the same phenomenon that is sometimes seen in tourmaline crystals.


T681 - Wulfenite $ 80 SOLD
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
small cabinet - 6.5 x 3 x 2.5 cm


Wulfenite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t681a.jpg] Wulfenite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t681b.jpg]

New find of color zoned Wulfenite crystals from Mapimi. Interestingly, the darker central zone extends out laterally slightly more than the lighter outer layers. On Limonite with crystals on backside too.


T682 - Azurite with Malachite $ 450
Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 5 x 4 x 2.3 cm


Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t682a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t682b.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Milpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/t682c.jpg]

Bright 'electric' blue Azurite crystals from the watercourse pocket, with the characteristic spiderwebs of Malachite on the backside.


T685 - Copper $ 280
Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona
small cabinet - 8 x 6 x 2 cm


Copper from Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona [db_pics/pics/t685a.jpg] Copper from Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona [db_pics/pics/t685b.jpg] Copper from Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona [db_pics/pics/t685c.jpg]

Well crystallized branching group of Copper with attached Quartz crystals and unidentified yellow mineralization.


T686 - Copper $ 450
Onganja, Namibia
small cabinet - 9 x 6.5 x 5 cm


Copper from Onganja, Namibia [db_pics/pics/t686a.jpg] Copper from Onganja, Namibia [db_pics/pics/t686b.jpg] Copper from Onganja, Namibia [db_pics/pics/t686c.jpg] Copper from Onganja, Namibia [db_pics/pics/t686d.jpg]

Heavy mass of Copper crystals from the famous Onganja Mine. This specimen is displayable from all angles and has a wide range of crystal sizes from very fine branching crystals up to individuals to over 2cm in size.


T687 - Copper $ 450
Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona
small cabinet - 8 x 7.5 x 5 cm


Copper from Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona [db_pics/pics/t687a.jpg] Copper from Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona [db_pics/pics/t687b.jpg] Copper from Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona [db_pics/pics/t687c.jpg] Copper from Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona [db_pics/pics/t687d.jpg]

Heavy mass of Copper crystals. This specimen is displayable from all angles and has a wide range of crystal sizes from finer branching crystals up to individuals to over 2cm in size.



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