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K741 - Quartz $ 3500
Mt. Yaruda, Polar Urals, Russia
large cabinet - 22 x 8 x 8 cm


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Quartz from Mt. Yaruda, Polar Urals, Russia [db_pics/pics/K741a.jpg] Quartz from Mt. Yaruda, Polar Urals, Russia [db_pics/pics/K741b.jpg] Quartz from Mt. Yaruda, Polar Urals, Russia [db_pics/pics/K741c.jpg] Quartz from Mt. Yaruda, Polar Urals, Russia [db_pics/pics/K741d.jpg] Quartz from Mt. Yaruda, Polar Urals, Russia [db_pics/pics/K741e.jpg] Quartz from Mt. Yaruda, Polar Urals, Russia [db_pics/pics/K741f.jpg]

Transparent, terminated Quartz crystal from 1990s finds at Mt. Yaruda. Reportedly one the best, largest crystals from the find with large termination faces that allow an excellent view the chlorite phantoms inside. Comew with a custom made wooden base. Ex. Jeff Glover Quartz collection.


K683 - 'Kiwi Calcite' on Petrified Wood $ 175
Garfield Co., Utah, USA
small cabinet - 7.2 x 4 x 3 cm


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'Kiwi Calcite' on Petrified Wood from Garfield Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/K683a.jpg] 'Kiwi Calcite' on Petrified Wood from Garfield Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/K683b.jpg] 'Kiwi Calcite' on Petrified Wood from Garfield Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/K683c.jpg] 'Kiwi Calcite' on Petrified Wood from Garfield Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/K683d.jpg] 'Kiwi Calcite' on Petrified Wood from Garfield Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/K683e.jpg]

Green scalenohedral Calcite crystals on petrified wood. From a new find.


K688 - 'Kiwi Calcite' on Petrified Wood $ 175
Garfield Co., Utah, USA
miniature - 4.5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm


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'Kiwi Calcite' on Petrified Wood from Garfield Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/K688a.jpg] 'Kiwi Calcite' on Petrified Wood from Garfield Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/K688b.jpg] 'Kiwi Calcite' on Petrified Wood from Garfield Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/K688c.jpg] 'Kiwi Calcite' on Petrified Wood from Garfield Co., Utah, USA [db_pics/pics/K688d.jpg]

Green scalenohedral Calcite crystals on petrified wood. From a new find.


K711 - Cerussite $ 250
Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho, USA
miniature - 3.8 x 2.8 x 2.5 cm


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Cerussite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/K711a.jpg] Cerussite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/K711b.jpg] Cerussite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/K711c.jpg] Cerussite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/K711d.jpg] Cerussite from Bunker Hill Mine, Kellogg, Idaho, USA [db_pics/pics/K711e.jpg]

Thick, glassy crystals of Cerussite from Bunker Hill. This came out of an old collection and was likely found many decades ago. The thick transparent crystals are more reminiscent of material from Tsumeb than Cerussites you would expect from the USA.


K735 - Sapphire $ 180 SOLD
Blue Jay Mine, Revelstoke, British Columbia, Canada
miniature - 4 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm


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Sapphire from Blue Jay Mine, Revelstoke, British Columbia, Canada [db_pics/pics/K735a.jpg] Sapphire from Blue Jay Mine, Revelstoke, British Columbia, Canada [db_pics/pics/K735b.jpg] Sapphire from Blue Jay Mine, Revelstoke, British Columbia, Canada [db_pics/pics/K735c.jpg] Sapphire from Blue Jay Mine, Revelstoke, British Columbia, Canada [db_pics/pics/K735d.jpg] Sapphire from Blue Jay Mine, Revelstoke, British Columbia, Canada [db_pics/pics/K735e.jpg]

Cluster of deep blue Sapphire crystals, translucent along edges. Main crystal is tabular and 2.1cm wide.


K694 - Pyrite $ 125
Magma Mine, Superior, Arizona, USA
small cabinet - 6.5 x 4 x 2 cm


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Pyrite from Magma Mine, Superior, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/K694a.jpg] Pyrite from Magma Mine, Superior, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/K694b.jpg] Pyrite from Magma Mine, Superior, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/K694c.jpg] Pyrite from Magma Mine, Superior, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/K694d.jpg]

Complex intergrown crystals with excellent luster and good brassy color. Solid Pyrite and a little different than the more commonly seen single crystals from the mine.


K745 - Mimetite $ 350 SOLD
Pingtouling Mine, Liannan Co., Qingyuan Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China
small cabinet - 7.5 x 7 x 4 cm


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Mimetite from Pingtouling Mine, Liannan Co., Qingyuan Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China [db_pics/pics/K745a.jpg] Mimetite from Pingtouling Mine, Liannan Co., Qingyuan Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China [db_pics/pics/K745b.jpg] Mimetite from Pingtouling Mine, Liannan Co., Qingyuan Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China [db_pics/pics/K745c.jpg] Mimetite from Pingtouling Mine, Liannan Co., Qingyuan Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China [db_pics/pics/K745d.jpg]

High quality, glassy crystals with a rich golden color. Undamaged crystals to 8mm in size.


K746 - Mimetite $ 300
Pingtouling Mine, Liannan Co., Qingyuan Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China
small cabinet - 6 x 4.5 x 3 cm


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Mimetite from Pingtouling Mine, Liannan Co., Qingyuan Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China [db_pics/pics/K746a.jpg] Mimetite from Pingtouling Mine, Liannan Co., Qingyuan Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China [db_pics/pics/K746b.jpg] Mimetite from Pingtouling Mine, Liannan Co., Qingyuan Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China [db_pics/pics/K746c.jpg] Mimetite from Pingtouling Mine, Liannan Co., Qingyuan Prefecture, Guangdong Province, China [db_pics/pics/K746d.jpg]

High quality, glassy crystals with a rich golden color. A couple of damaged crystals otherwise nothing but fiery bright perfection.


K743 - Prehnite after Anhydrite $ 175
Djouga Diggings, Diakon, Kayes Region, Mali
small cabinet - 7.5 x 6.5 x 3 cm


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Prehnite after Anhydrite from Djouga Diggings, Diakon, Kayes Region, Mali [db_pics/pics/K743a.jpg] Prehnite after Anhydrite from Djouga Diggings, Diakon, Kayes Region, Mali [db_pics/pics/K743b.jpg] Prehnite after Anhydrite from Djouga Diggings, Diakon, Kayes Region, Mali [db_pics/pics/K743c.jpg] Prehnite after Anhydrite from Djouga Diggings, Diakon, Kayes Region, Mali [db_pics/pics/K743d.jpg]

Velvety green Prehnite that formed over (now gone) Anhydrite crystals, leaving this rare and wonderful specimen. Transluscent and undamaged. The inside shows the flat, smooth surfaces of the former Anhydrite crystals.


K736 - Shattuckite after Dioptase after Calcite $ 380 SOLD
Tantara Mine, Shinkolobwe, Democratic Republic of Congo
miniature - 3.5 x 2 x 1.2 cm


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Shattuckite after Dioptase after Calcite from Tantara Mine, Shinkolobwe, Democratic Republic of Congo [db_pics/pics/K736a.jpg] Shattuckite after Dioptase after Calcite from Tantara Mine, Shinkolobwe, Democratic Republic of Congo [db_pics/pics/K736b.jpg] Shattuckite after Dioptase after Calcite from Tantara Mine, Shinkolobwe, Democratic Republic of Congo [db_pics/pics/K736c.jpg] Shattuckite after Dioptase after Calcite from Tantara Mine, Shinkolobwe, Democratic Republic of Congo [db_pics/pics/K736d.jpg]

Layer of solid shattuckite covered by Chrysocolla upon which grew the rare double psuedomorph of Shattuckite after Dioptase after Calcite. Good crystals from the spring of 2011 find. Rare and from a limited find.


K700 - Indicolite on Albite with Quartz $ 1200 SOLD
Kunar Prov., Afghanistan
miniature - 4 x 3.2 x 3 cm


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Indicolite on Albite with Quartz from Kunar Prov., Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/K700a.jpg] Indicolite on Albite with Quartz from Kunar Prov., Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/K700b.jpg] Indicolite on Albite with Quartz from Kunar Prov., Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/K700c.jpg] Indicolite on Albite with Quartz from Kunar Prov., Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/K700d.jpg] Indicolite on Albite with Quartz from Kunar Prov., Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/K700g.jpg]

Fine quality specimen featuring a 2.8cm blue Tourmaline (var. Indicolite) grwoing from a mound of white Albite. A terminated Quartz crystal balances the specimen on the left side. Complete all around, clean, and undamaged.


K706 - Calcite on Ferberite $ 225
Panasquiera, Portugal
miniature - 4 x 3 x 2 cm


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Calcite on Ferberite from Panasquiera, Portugal [db_pics/pics/K706a.jpg] Calcite on Ferberite from Panasquiera, Portugal [db_pics/pics/K706b.jpg] Calcite on Ferberite from Panasquiera, Portugal [db_pics/pics/K706c.jpg]

Well formed single Ferberite crystal with attached Calcite crystals. Perfectly terminated and undamaged with an irridecent sheen on the termination faces. This is an old piece I've had in my collection for about 25 years.


K697 - Wulfenite with Mimetite $ 260 SOLD
Glove mine Mine, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
small cabinet - 5.5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm


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Wulfenite with Mimetite from Glove mine Mine, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/K697a.jpg] Wulfenite with Mimetite from Glove mine Mine, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/K697b.jpg] Wulfenite with Mimetite from Glove mine Mine, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/K697c.jpg] Wulfenite with Mimetite from Glove mine Mine, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/K697d.jpg]

Golden yellow Wulfenite crystals to 1.7cm with small spherical Mimetite crystal groupss, good all around.


K698 - Wulfenite with Mimetite $ 375
Glove mine Mine, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA
small cabinet - 6.5 x 6 x 3.5 cm


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Wulfenite with Mimetite from Glove mine Mine, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/K698a.jpg] Wulfenite with Mimetite from Glove mine Mine, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/K698b.jpg] Wulfenite with Mimetite from Glove mine Mine, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/K698c.jpg] Wulfenite with Mimetite from Glove mine Mine, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/K698d.jpg] Wulfenite with Mimetite from Glove mine Mine, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/K698e.jpg] Wulfenite with Mimetite from Glove mine Mine, Santa Cruz Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/K698f.jpg]

Golden yellow Wulfenite crystals to 1.7cm with small spherical Mimetite crystal groupss, good all around.


K713 - Chalcedony after Gastropod $ 350
Mesa Co., Colorado, USA
small cabinet - 5.3 x 4 x 3 cm


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Chalcedony after Gastropod from Mesa Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/K713a.jpg] Chalcedony after Gastropod from Mesa Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/K713b.jpg] Chalcedony after Gastropod from Mesa Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/K713c.jpg] Chalcedony after Gastropod from Mesa Co., Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/K713d.jpg]

Silica rich matrix hosting a 1.4cm fossil gastropod that has been replaced by translucent orange Chalcedony. Perfectly preserved and undamaged. This was found in the Morrison formation and is approximately 155 million years old. Collected by Bill Hawes.
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