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C378 - Azurite with Malachite $ 650 SOLD
Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
large cabinet - 15.5 x 9 x 2.2 cm


Azurite with Malachite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/c378a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/c378b.jpg]

Mixture of deep royal blue Azurite crystals with bright green Malachite. This is out of an old collection built in the 1970s and on the market for the first time since then.


C379 - Dioptase $ 500 SOLD
Mindouli, Katanga, Congo
cabinet - 12 x 8 x 7 cm


Dioptase from Mindouli, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/c379a.jpg] Dioptase from Mindouli, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/c379b.jpg] Dioptase from Mindouli, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/c379c.jpg]

Large specimen of solid Dioptase with an 8cm wide crystal lined vug filled with large Dioptase crystals.


C380 - Mimetite $ 500 SOLD
San Pedro Corralitos, Chihuahua, Mexico
cabinet - 10 x 9 x 2 cm


Mimetite from San Pedro Corralitos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/c380a.jpg] Mimetite from San Pedro Corralitos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/c380b.jpg] Mimetite from San Pedro Corralitos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/c380c.jpg] Mimetite from San Pedro Corralitos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/c380d.jpg] Mimetite from San Pedro Corralitos, Chihuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/c380e.jpg]

Thin matrix plate covered on both sides by yellow botryoidal Mimetite. One side has dense coverage, the other has more isolated hemispherical crystal groups.This is out of an old collection built in the 1970s and on the market for the first time since then.


C381 - Datolite $ 400
Wessels Mine, Hotazel, South Africa
miniature - 4 x 3 x 2.5 cm


Datolite from Wessels Mine, Hotazel, South Africa [db_pics/pics/c381a.jpg] Datolite from Wessels Mine, Hotazel, South Africa [db_pics/pics/c381b.jpg] Datolite from Wessels Mine, Hotazel, South Africa [db_pics/pics/c381c.jpg]

Rare specimen of pink Datolite from the Wessels Mine. There are 5 main crystals to 1.3cm that run up the center of the specimen. Crystals have glassy luster and are undamaged.


C382 - Topaz $ 650 SOLD
Xanda Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
small cabinet - 8 x 7 x 6.5 cm


Topaz from Xanda Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/c382a.jpg] Topaz from Xanda Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/c382b.jpg] Topaz from Xanda Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/c382c.jpg] Topaz from Xanda Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/c382d.jpg]

Large, old Topaz crystal from the Xanda Mine. It's a little rough, but also not priced into the thousands of dollars. It has very good, deep blue color and intersting fibrous structures extending into the crystal from the sides. Weighs approximately 510 grams.


C383 - Fluorite $ 350 SOLD
Huanggang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China
small cabinet - 7.5 x 6.5 x 4 cm


Fluorite from Huanggang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/c383a.jpg] Fluorite from Huanggang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/c383b.jpg] Fluorite from Huanggang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China [db_pics/pics/c383c.jpg]

Stacks of glassy, transparent octahedral Fluorite crystals to 3.3cm. The Fluorite crystals are undamaged.


C384 - Mimetite on Cerussite with Duftite $ 450
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 5.8 x 4 x 2 cm


Mimetite on Cerussite with Duftite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/c384a.jpg] Mimetite on Cerussite with Duftite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/c384b.jpg] Mimetite on Cerussite with Duftite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/c384c.jpg]

Translucent to transparent Cerussite crystals, partially coated by yellow Mimetite, on a Duftite covered matrix. Comes with an old Kahn label.


C385 - Stibiconite after Stibnite $ 150
San Luis Potosi, Mexico
small cabinet - 5.7 x 2.7 x 2.5 cm


Stibiconite after Stibnite from San Luis Potosi, Mexico [db_pics/pics/c385a.jpg] Stibiconite after Stibnite from San Luis Potosi, Mexico [db_pics/pics/c385b.jpg]

Stibiconite after Stibnite specimen with sharp form and a steep pyramidal termination. This is a Mexican classic and a complete replacement of the former Stibnite (not just a surface coating) as can be seen on the bottom of the crystal. Complete and undamaged.


C386 - Apophyllite with Mesolite, Stilbite $ 180
Poona, India
miniature - 3.6 x 3 x 2.5 cm


Apophyllite with Mesolite, Stilbite from Poona, India [db_pics/pics/c386a.jpg] Apophyllite with Mesolite, Stilbite from Poona, India [db_pics/pics/c386b.jpg] Apophyllite with Mesolite, Stilbite from Poona, India [db_pics/pics/c386c.jpg] Apophyllite with Mesolite, Stilbite from Poona, India [db_pics/pics/c386d.jpg]

Green Apophyllite with attached spherical white crystal groups of Mesolite and blades of Stilbite. Aesthetic and undamaged miniature out of the Trimingham collection. Old label indicates it was purchased for $60 from the Rocksmiths back in 1994.


C387 - Stellerite $ 350 SOLD
Aurangabad Quarry, Maharashtra, India
cabinet - 11 x 9.5 x 4.0 cm


Stellerite from Aurangabad Quarry, Maharashtra, India [db_pics/pics/c387a.jpg] Stellerite from Aurangabad Quarry, Maharashtra, India [db_pics/pics/c387b.jpg] Stellerite from Aurangabad Quarry, Maharashtra, India [db_pics/pics/c387c.jpg]

Yellow crystal groups of Stellerite with the largest 4.7cm across. Radial groups of crystals that get wider as they extend out. The form reminds me of the fat back tires you sometimes see on motorcycles. Close inspection reveals a highly lustrous surface of interlocking crystals. I got this at the 2018 Tucson show and I only saw five specimens of this style with one dealer.


C388 - Stellerite $ 650
Aurangabad Quarry, Maharashtra, India
small cabinet - 6 x 6 x 4.0 cm


Stellerite from Aurangabad Quarry, Maharashtra, India [db_pics/pics/c388a.jpg] Stellerite from Aurangabad Quarry, Maharashtra, India [db_pics/pics/c388b.jpg] Stellerite from Aurangabad Quarry, Maharashtra, India [db_pics/pics/c388c.jpg] Stellerite from Aurangabad Quarry, Maharashtra, India [db_pics/pics/c388d.jpg]

Yellow crystal groups of Stellerite with the largest 4.8cm across. Radial groups of crystals that get wider as they extend out. The form reminds me of the fat back tires you sometimes see on motorcycles. Close inspection reveals a highly lustrous surface of interlocking crystals. I got this at the 2018 Tucson show and I only saw five specimens of this style with one dealer.


C390 - Stellerite $ 300
Aurangabad Quarry, Maharashtra, India
small cabinet - 8 x 5.5 x 4.0 cm


Stellerite from Aurangabad Quarry, Maharashtra, India [db_pics/pics/c390a.jpg] Stellerite from Aurangabad Quarry, Maharashtra, India [db_pics/pics/c390b.jpg] Stellerite from Aurangabad Quarry, Maharashtra, India [db_pics/pics/c390c.jpg]

Yellow crystal groups of Stellerite with the largest 4cm across. Radial groups of crystals that get wider as they extend out. The form reminds me of the fat back tires you sometimes see on motorcycles. Close inspection reveals a highly lustrous surface of interlocking crystals. I got this at the 2018 Tucson show and I only saw five specimens of this style with one dealer.


C391 - Stellerite $ 350
Aurangabad Quarry, Maharashtra, India
small cabinet - 8.5 x 7 x 4.5 cm


Stellerite from Aurangabad Quarry, Maharashtra, India [db_pics/pics/c391a.jpg] Stellerite from Aurangabad Quarry, Maharashtra, India [db_pics/pics/c391b.jpg] Stellerite from Aurangabad Quarry, Maharashtra, India [db_pics/pics/c391c.jpg]

Yellow crystal groups of Stellerite with the largest 4.5cm across. Radial groups of crystals that get wider as they extend out. The form reminds me of the fat back tires you sometimes see on motorcycles. Close inspection reveals a highly lustrous surface of interlocking crystals. I got this at the 2018 Tucson show and I only saw five specimens of this style with one dealer.


C392 - Carrollite with Chalcopyrite $ 450 SOLD
Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC)
large cabinet - 17 x 11 x 8 cm


Carrollite with Chalcopyrite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c392a.jpg] Carrollite with Chalcopyrite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c392b.jpg] Carrollite with Chalcopyrite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c392c.jpg] Carrollite with Chalcopyrite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c392d.jpg] Carrollite with Chalcopyrite from Kamoya South Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c392e.jpg]

Large specimen of white Calcite with Carrollite and Chalcopyrite. The minerals are both included within the Calcite and form crystals within vugs in the Calcite. The Main Carrollite is 2.1cm wide and sharp and lustrous. The Carrollite occurs as both sharp, lustrous crystals and as corroded crystals, and one that has a 'melted' appearance. As with the Carrolite, the Chalcopyrite also occurs as sharp crystals in areas and corroded crystals in other areas. Multiple vugs on the backside also contain crystals.



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