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LL487 - Legrandite $ 450 SOLD
Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
thumbnail - 2.5 x 2.5 x 2 cm


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Legrandite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL487a.jpg] Legrandite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL487d.jpg] Legrandite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL487e.jpg]

Translucent golden Legrandite crystals on matrix. The radial spray on the left is 1.8 cm wide, with more upright crystals on the right side. Undamaged. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection.


LL486 - Barite on Calcite $ 450
Elk Creek, Meade Co., South Dakota, USA
miniature - 4.5 x 4 x 2 cm


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Barite on Calcite from Elk Creek, Meade Co., South Dakota, USA [db_pics/pics/LL486a.jpg] Barite on Calcite from Elk Creek, Meade Co., South Dakota, USA [db_pics/pics/LL486b.jpg] Barite on Calcite from Elk Creek, Meade Co., South Dakota, USA [db_pics/pics/LL486c.jpg] Barite on Calcite from Elk Creek, Meade Co., South Dakota, USA [db_pics/pics/LL486d.jpg]

Mound of yellow Calcite crystals with an absolute GEM of a Barite crystal, 2cm tall. There is an inconsequential, small chip on the termination that I can only see with magnification, otherwise undamaged. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection.


LL474 - Cobaltian Calcite $ 750 SOLD
Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC)
thumbnail - 3 x 3 x 2.5 cm


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Cobaltian Calcite from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/LL474a.jpg] Cobaltian Calcite from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/LL474b.jpg] Cobaltian Calcite from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/LL474c.jpg] Cobaltian Calcite from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo (DRC) [db_pics/pics/LL474d.jpg]

A fat, 2.5cm pink Cobaltian Calcite crystal attached to matrix with stunning display. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection.


LL481 - Wulfenite $ 500
Tsumeb, Namibia
thumbnail - 2 x 2 x 0.3 cm


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Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL481a.jpg] Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL481b.jpg] Wulfenite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL481c.jpg]

Transparent, color-zoned 'window pane' style Wulfenite crystal with additional small crystals attached at the base. Highly lustrous, slight edge chipping, good from front or back. There is a small notch along the top edge where another crystal grew. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection.


LL475 - Clinozoisite $ 250
Tormiq, Skardu, Pakistan
miniature - 3.4 x 1.6 x 0.8 cm


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Clinozoisite from Tormiq, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/LL475a.jpg] Clinozoisite from Tormiq, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/LL475b.jpg] Clinozoisite from Tormiq, Skardu, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/LL475c.jpg]

Cluster of transparent, double-termianted Clinozoisite crystals. Complete all around. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection.


LL493 - Calcite $ 250
Leiping Mine, Leiping, Guiyang Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China
miniature - 5 x 2.5 x 2 cm


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Calcite from Leiping Mine, Leiping, Guiyang Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/LL493a.jpg] Calcite from Leiping Mine, Leiping, Guiyang Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/LL493c.jpg] Calcite from Leiping Mine, Leiping, Guiyang Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/LL493e.jpg] Calcite from Leiping Mine, Leiping, Guiyang Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/LL493f.jpg] Calcite from Leiping Mine, Leiping, Guiyang Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/LL493g.jpg]

Double-terminated transparent Calcite crystals with sharp phantoms from Hematite inclusions. There are additional smaller crystals sticking out at right angles from the main crystal. Undamaged. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection.


LL494 - Dioptase $ 450
Tsumeb, Namibia
miniature - 3.3 x 2.8 x 2.2 cm


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Dioptase from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL494a.jpg] Dioptase from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL494b.jpg] Dioptase from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL494c.jpg] Dioptase from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/LL494e.jpg]

Cluster of large, lustrous emerald-green Dioptase crystals. The main crystal is a large 2.1cm long and 1.1cm thick. There is some peripheral damage that keeps the price way down from the several thousand dollars it would otherwise be. Regardless, it's an impressive specimen. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection.


LL472 - Tsavorite $ 500 SOLD
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 4 x 3 x 2.5 cm


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Tsavorite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/LL472a.jpg] Tsavorite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/LL472b.jpg] Tsavorite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/LL472c.jpg]

Large 1.5cm Tsavorite crystal well centered in a Graphite rich matrix. The crystal has great color and luster and some stepped growth structure and is mostly undamaged with just a couple tiny contacts. 


LL497 - Veszelyite with Hemimorphite $ 500 SOLD
Dulong ore field, Maguan County, Wenshan, Yunnan, China
thumbnail - 2.7 x 1.6 x 1 cm


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Veszelyite with Hemimorphite from Dulong ore field, Maguan County, Wenshan, Yunnan, China [db_pics/pics/LL497a.jpg] Veszelyite with Hemimorphite from Dulong ore field, Maguan County, Wenshan, Yunnan, China [db_pics/pics/LL497b.jpg] Veszelyite with Hemimorphite from Dulong ore field, Maguan County, Wenshan, Yunnan, China [db_pics/pics/LL497c.jpg]

Intergrown clusters of lustrous, dark blue Vezelyite that contrasts well against the lighter blue, botryoidal Hemimorphite. Colorful and rare thumbnail with relatively large Veszelyite crystals. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection.


LL491 - Fluorite on Creedite $ 280
Mina Navidad, Rodeo, Durango, Mexico
miniature - 3.5 x 3 x 3 cm


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Fluorite on Creedite from Mina Navidad, Rodeo, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL491a.jpg] Fluorite on Creedite from Mina Navidad, Rodeo, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL491b.jpg] Fluorite on Creedite from Mina Navidad, Rodeo, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL491d.jpg] Fluorite on Creedite from Mina Navidad, Rodeo, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL491e.jpg]

Blue/green Fluorite attached to a complete sphereical cluster or orange Creedite crystals. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection.


LL495 - Amethyst $ 280
Las Vigas, Vera Cruz, Mexico
miniature - 4.2 x 3 x 2 cm


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Amethyst from Las Vigas, Vera Cruz, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL495a.jpg] Amethyst from Las Vigas, Vera Cruz, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL495b.jpg] Amethyst from Las Vigas, Vera Cruz, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL495c.jpg] Amethyst from Las Vigas, Vera Cruz, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL495d.jpg]

Exquisite, glassy purple Amethyst crystals attached to a small bit of Epidote covered matrix. Main crystal is double-terminated. Undamaged. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection.


LL490 - Topaz $ 400
Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil
miniature - 3.4 x 0.8 x 0.6 cm


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Topaz from Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/LL490a.jpg] Topaz from Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/LL490b.jpg] Topaz from Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/LL490c.jpg] Topaz from Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/LL490e.jpg]

Gem quality single Topaz crystal. Complete and undamaged. Rare to find these without internal fracturing as many are cut for gemstones. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection.


LL485 - Brazilianite $ 350 SOLD
Telirio Mine, Linópolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil
miniature - 4 x 3 x 2.6 cm


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Brazilianite from Telirio Mine, Linópolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/LL485a.jpg] Brazilianite from Telirio Mine, Linópolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/LL485b.jpg] Brazilianite from Telirio Mine, Linópolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/LL485c.jpg] Brazilianite from Telirio Mine, Linópolis, Divino das Laranjeiras, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/LL485d.jpg]

Glassy, semi-transparent Brazilianite crystal on white Albite. Undamaged and displays great. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection.


LL483 - Tanzanite $ 390 SOLD
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
miniature - 3.2 x 1.4 x 0.3 cm


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Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/LL483a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/LL483b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/LL483c.jpg]

Glassy, transparent single Tanzanite crystal. This is an uncommon specimen as it shows a brownish color on the wide face, with blue coloration from the narrow sides. 


LL488 - Topaz on Hyalite $ 350 SOLD
Mina Veronica, El Copetillo, Villa García Municipality, Zacatecas, Mexico
thumbnail - 3 x 2.5 x 2.3 cm


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Topaz on Hyalite from Mina Veronica, El Copetillo, Villa García Municipality, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL488a.jpg] Topaz on Hyalite from Mina Veronica, El Copetillo, Villa García Municipality, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL488b.jpg] Topaz on Hyalite from Mina Veronica, El Copetillo, Villa García Municipality, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL488c.jpg] Topaz on Hyalite from Mina Veronica, El Copetillo, Villa García Municipality, Zacatecas, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LL488e.jpg]

terminated, partially transparent single Topaz crystal sticking up out of a mound of Hyalite Opal. The opal extends all around the base of the Topaz. Ex. Bob Reynolds collection.

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