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C440 - Azurite on Malachite $ 150 (=~ ¥ 15897) SOLD
Katanga, Congo (DRC)
miniature - 4.5 x 4.5 x 1 cm


Azurite on Malachite from Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c440a.jpg] Azurite on Malachite from Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c440b.jpg] Azurite on Malachite from Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c440c.jpg]

Blue Azurite crystals atop a thin plate of Malachite. Despite the tons of Malachite that pour out of Katanga every year, Azurite from the Congo remains rare. Good blocky crystals that contrast well against the Malachite.


C441 - Azurite on Malachite $ 425 (=~ ¥ 45042)
Katanga, Congo (DRC)
small cabinet - 6 x 5 x 2 cm


Azurite on Malachite from Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c441a.jpg] Azurite on Malachite from Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c441b.jpg]

Blue Azurite crystals atop a thin plate of Malachite. Despite the tons of Malachite that pour out of Katanga every year, Azurite from the Congo remains rare. Good blocky crystals to 1.5cm that contrast well against the Malachite.


C442 - Azurite on Malachite $ 150 (=~ ¥ 15897)
Katanga, Congo (DRC)
miniature - 4.5 x 4 x 2 cm


Azurite on Malachite from Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c442a.jpg] Azurite on Malachite from Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c442b.jpg]

Blue Azurite crystals atop Malachite. Despite the tons of Malachite that pour out of Katanga every year, Azurite from the Congo remains rare. Good blocky crystals that contrast well against the Malachite.


C443 - Azurite on Malachite $ 250 (=~ ¥ 26495)
Katanga, Congo (DRC)
small cabinet - 6.5 x 5 x 2 cm


Azurite on Malachite from Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c443a.jpg] Azurite on Malachite from Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c443b.jpg]

Blue Azurite crystals atop a thin plate of Malachite. Despite the tons of Malachite that pour out of Katanga every year, Azurite from the Congo remains rare. Good blocky crystals that contrast well against the Malachite.


C444 - Azurite on Malachite $ 250 (=~ ¥ 26495)
Katanga, Congo (DRC)
small cabinet - 8.5 x 5.5 x 1.8 cm


Azurite on Malachite from Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c444a.jpg] Azurite on Malachite from Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c444b.jpg] Azurite on Malachite from Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c444c.jpg] Azurite on Malachite from Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c444d.jpg]

Blue Azurite crystals atop a thin plate of Malachite. Despite the tons of Malachite that pour out of Katanga every year, Azurite from the Congo remains rare. Good blocky crystals that contrast well against the Malachite.


C445 - Galena with Sphalerite $ 750 (=~ ¥ 79485)
9th of September Mine, Madan, Bulgaria
small cabinet - 7 x 5.5 x 2.5 cm


Galena with Sphalerite from 9th of September Mine, Madan, Bulgaria [db_pics/pics/c445a.jpg] Galena with Sphalerite from 9th of September Mine, Madan, Bulgaria [db_pics/pics/c445b.jpg] Galena with Sphalerite from 9th of September Mine, Madan, Bulgaria [db_pics/pics/c445c.jpg]

New find of skeletal Galena from the 9th of September Mine. This is true skeletal Galena (not the manufactured specimens from about 10 years ago), only the second time in 20 years that they have been found. Black Sphalerite crystals are intergrown with the Galena. Undamaged floater specimen crystallized all around.


C446 - Brochantite $ 450 (=~ ¥ 47691)
Morocco
small cabinet - 8.5 x 6 x 3 cm
ex.  Bruce Murphy


Brochantite from Morocco [db_pics/pics/c446a.jpg] Brochantite from Morocco [db_pics/pics/c446b.jpg] Brochantite from Morocco [db_pics/pics/c446c.jpg]

Old specimen from the Bruce Murphy collection composed of nothing but Brochantite crystals. This was a rare specimen when Bruce acquired it, and I've not seen much Brochantite specimens from Morocco since. Bright emerald green crystals everywhere. This is likely from the Bou Bekker Mine.


C447 - Cobaltian Calcite $ 450 (=~ ¥ 47691)
Mashamaba West Mine, Katanga, Congo
miniature - 4 x 3.3 x 2 cm


Cobaltian Calcite from Mashamaba West Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/c447a.jpg] Cobaltian Calcite from Mashamaba West Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/c447b.jpg]

'Hot pink' crystals of Cobaltian Calcite on matrix. This is old stock from Gilbert Gauthier. Translucent to transparent crystals to 1cm. Undamaged, hard to find classic with top color.


C448 - Hausmanite with Calcite, Ettringite $ 200 (=~ ¥ 21196)
N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4 x 4 cm


Hausmanite with Calcite, Ettringite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/c448a.jpg] Hausmanite with Calcite, Ettringite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/c448b.jpg] Hausmanite with Calcite, Ettringite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/c448c.jpg]

Brilliantly lustrous black Hausmanite crystals grown around a cluster of transparent Calcite crystals and yellow Ettringite.


C449 - Galena (spinel twin) $ 280 (=~ ¥ 29674)
Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dal'negorsk, Russia
miniature - 5 x 3.5 x 1.0 cm


Galena (spinel twin) from Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dal'negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/c449a.jpg] Galena (spinel twin) from Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dal'negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/c449b.jpg] Galena (spinel twin) from Nikolaevskiy Mine, Dal'negorsk, Russia [db_pics/pics/c449c.jpg]

Flat tabular spinel-twinned Galena crystal. Undamaged with bright silvery luster. The front is nothing but brigth Galena, the backside is partially covered by small Quartz crystals and Calcite.


C450 - Vanadinite $ 80 (=~ ¥ 8478)
Puzzler Mine, Yuma Co, Arizona, USA
miniature - 4 x 3 x 2 cm
ex.  Bruce Murphy


Vanadinite from Puzzler Mine, Yuma Co, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/c450a.jpg] Vanadinite from Puzzler Mine, Yuma Co, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/c450b.jpg]

Specimen of curving, olive green Vanadinite crystals over a quartz matrix. Good crystals on all sides.


C451 - Parsonite with Curite, Kasolite, Torbernite $ 150 (=~ ¥ 15897) SOLD
Shinkolobwe Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC)
miniature - 3.5 x 1.5 x 1 cm
ex.  Bruce Murphy


Parsonite with Curite, Kasolite, Torbernite from Shinkolobwe Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c451a.jpg] Parsonite with Curite, Kasolite, Torbernite from Shinkolobwe Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c451b.jpg] Parsonite with Curite, Kasolite, Torbernite from Shinkolobwe Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c451c.jpg]

Old specimen of multiple radioactive species out of the Bruce Murphy collection. Shipping this specimen may be impossible and would be best handed off at the Tucson show. Mounted in a foam filled box.


C452 - Masuyite with Becquerelite, Parsonite, Torbernite $ 300 (=~ ¥ 31794) SOLD
Shinkolobwe Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC)
miniature - 4 x 3 x 2 cm
ex.  Bruce Murphy


Masuyite with Becquerelite, Parsonite, Torbernite from Shinkolobwe Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c452a.jpg] Masuyite with Becquerelite, Parsonite, Torbernite from Shinkolobwe Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c452b.jpg] Masuyite with Becquerelite, Parsonite, Torbernite from Shinkolobwe Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/c452c.jpg]

Old specimen of multiple radioactive species out of the Bruce Murphy collection. Shipping this specimen may be impossible and would be best handed off at the Tucson show.


C453 - Tanzanite $ 500 (=~ ¥ 52990)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 3.3 x 1 x 1 cm


Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/c453a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/c453b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/c453c.jpg]

Rare crystal of pink Tanzanite over blue. Glassy and well crystallized all around.


C454 - Tanzanite $ 100 (=~ ¥ 10598)
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 3.7 x 1 x 1 cm


Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/c454a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/c454b.jpg]

Rare crystal of pink and blue Tanzanite. Glassy luster, contacted/incomplete on backside.



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