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MK100 - Strontianite $ 600 SOLD
Oberdorf, Laming Valley, Styria, Austria
small cabinet - 7.5 x 4 x 4 cm


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Strontianite from Oberdorf, Laming Valley, Styria, Austria [db_pics/pics/mk100a.jpg] Strontianite from Oberdorf, Laming Valley, Styria, Austria [db_pics/pics/mk100b.jpg] Strontianite from Oberdorf, Laming Valley, Styria, Austria [db_pics/pics/mk100c.jpg]

Classic old Strontianite specimen from Oberdorf. Rare old material found decades ago, these Strongtianites are amoung the best ever found. Elongated colorless prisms that turn amber yellow at the terminations. Translucent to transparent crystls to 1.3cm in size in excellent condition. Comes with a few old labels including a Marion Godshaw collection label.


MK101 - Afghanite $ 650 SOLD
Ladjuar Medam, Sar-e Sang, Koksha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan
small cabinet - 6.5 x 5 x 4.5 cm


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Afghanite from Ladjuar Medam, Sar-e Sang, Koksha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/mk101a.jpg] Afghanite from Ladjuar Medam, Sar-e Sang, Koksha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/mk101b.jpg] Afghanite from Ladjuar Medam, Sar-e Sang, Koksha Valley, Badakshan, Afghanistan [db_pics/pics/mk101c.jpg]

Stout single Afghanite crystal with good edges and color on matrix. The exposed portion of the Afghanite is 2.7 x 1.7 cm - very good sized. It's not only big but very well formed with crisp edges and a uniform deep blue color. The crystal is undamaged, well terminated, with some natural etching.


MK102 - Azurite with Malachite $ 450
Volborthite Pocket, Miplillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico
miniature - 5 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm


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Azurite with Malachite from Volborthite Pocket, Miplillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk102a.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Volborthite Pocket, Miplillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk102b.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Volborthite Pocket, Miplillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk102c.jpg] Azurite with Malachite from Volborthite Pocket, Miplillas Mine, Cuitaca, Sonora, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk102d.jpg]

Tabular Azurite crystals and green Malachite that contrast well against a white matrix forming a classic combination with a distinctive look characteristic from this pocket. The Azurite are translucent with backlighting.


MK103 - Semseyite $ 200 SOLD
Herja, Baia Mare, Maramures, Romania
small cabinet - 5.5 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm


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Semseyite from Herja, Baia Mare, Maramures, Romania [db_pics/pics/mk103a.jpg] Semseyite from Herja, Baia Mare, Maramures, Romania [db_pics/pics/mk103b.jpg] Semseyite from Herja, Baia Mare, Maramures, Romania [db_pics/pics/mk103c.jpg]

Galena on Quartz crystals over a sulfide matrix hosting platy crystal groups of Semseyite. The main crystal group is 1.8cm wide with wonderful metallic crystals.


MK104 - Alexandrite $ 750
Novello Mine, Masvingo, Zimbabwe
miniature - 3.7 x 3.2 x 1.2 cm


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Alexandrite from Novello Mine, Masvingo, Zimbabwe [db_pics/pics/mk104a.jpg] Alexandrite from Novello Mine, Masvingo, Zimbabwe [db_pics/pics/mk104b.jpg] Alexandrite from Novello Mine, Masvingo, Zimbabwe [db_pics/pics/mk104c.jpg] Alexandrite from Novello Mine, Masvingo, Zimbabwe [db_pics/pics/mk104d.jpg]

Rare Alexandrite crystal cluster from Zimbabwe. These are most commonly seen as individual crystals embedded in a hard black schist. This one is nothing but solid crystals!!! The crystals reach 1.3cm in size and have a green and purple color change. Good on both sides.


MK105 - Tanzanite $ 500 SOLD
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.7 x 1.4 x 1.3 cm


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Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/mk105a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/mk105b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/mk105c.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/mk105d.jpg]

Gemmy Tanzanite crystal cluster with attached Graphite. Complete all around with great color and transparency. This is a natural, unheated crystal. Has never been cleaned and would improve alot with basic cleaning. Undamaged and weighs 6.13 grams.


MK106 - Tanzanite $ 400
Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania
thumbnail - 2.5 x 1.5 x 1 cm


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Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/mk106a.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/mk106b.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/mk106c.jpg] Tanzanite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania [db_pics/pics/mk106d.jpg]

Gemmy Tanzanite crystal from Merelani Hills, Tanzania. Complete all around with great color and transparency. This is a natural, unheated crystal with stepped terminations along one edge. Undamaged and weighs 6.34 grams.


MK107 - Azurite on Malachite stalactites $ 600 SOLD
Sepon Mine, Savannakhet Province, Laos
miniature - 5 x 5 x 4 cm


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Azurite on Malachite stalactites from Sepon Mine, Savannakhet Province, Laos [db_pics/pics/mk107a.jpg] Azurite on Malachite stalactites from Sepon Mine, Savannakhet Province, Laos [db_pics/pics/mk107b.jpg] Azurite on Malachite stalactites from Sepon Mine, Savannakhet Province, Laos [db_pics/pics/mk107c.jpg]

Beautiful specimen of Azurite crystals on Malachite stalactites from the relatively new Sepon Mine. The Sepon mine is a Gold and Copper mine located in south-central Laos that began operation in 2002 and has produced superb Azurite specimens. This specimen features 2 Malachite stalactites that come together at the end and are covered by bright blue Azurite crystals. Well crystallized all around and undamaged.


MK108 - Azurite $ 600 SOLD
Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
small cabinet - 8 x 6.5 x 3.5 cm


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Azurite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/mk108a.jpg] Azurite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/mk108b.jpg] Azurite from Bisbee, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/mk108c.jpg]

Isolated, flower-like clusters of Azurite on a matrix of dark manganese oxides. Ex. Russell Buckingham collection.


MK109 - Krohnkite $ 150
Chuquicamata Mine, Antofagasta Region, Chile
miniature - 3.2 x 2.5 x 2 cm


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Krohnkite from Chuquicamata Mine, Antofagasta Region, Chile [db_pics/pics/mk109a.jpg] Krohnkite from Chuquicamata Mine, Antofagasta Region, Chile [db_pics/pics/mk109b.jpg] Krohnkite from Chuquicamata Mine, Antofagasta Region, Chile [db_pics/pics/mk109c.jpg]

Crystals of vibrant blue Krohnkite from Chile. The crystals are mostly intergrown but there are a number of deep blue, translucent isolated crystals.


MK110 - Wulfenite $ 50
Red Cloud Mine, Arizona, USA
thumbnail - 1.1 x 1 x 0.2 cm


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Wulfenite from Red Cloud Mine, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/mk110a.jpg] Wulfenite from Red Cloud Mine, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/mk110b.jpg] Wulfenite from Red Cloud Mine, Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/mk110c.jpg]

Complete single Wulfenite crystal with great color and areas of transparency. A floater, well crystallized all around and undamaged.


MK111 - Papagoite $ 250
New Cornelia Pit, Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
miniature - 4.3 x 2 x 2 cm


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Papagoite from New Cornelia Pit, Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/mk111a.jpg] Papagoite from New Cornelia Pit, Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/mk111b.jpg] Papagoite from New Cornelia Pit, Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/mk111c.jpg]

Bright 'electric' blue Papagoite in seams and covering areas of a rock matrix. This has good crystals (!) in areas. From the type locality for Papagoite which was discovered in Ajo in 1960. A rare and hard to find specimen.


MK112 - Papagoite $ 200
New Cornelia Pit, Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
thumbnail - 3 x 2.8 x 2.4 cm


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Papagoite from New Cornelia Pit, Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/mk112a.jpg] Papagoite from New Cornelia Pit, Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/mk112b.jpg] Papagoite from New Cornelia Pit, Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/mk112c.jpg]

Bright 'electric' blue Papagoite in seams and covering areas of a rock matrix. This has good crystals (!) in areas. From the type locality for Papagoite which was discovered in Ajo in 1960.A rare and hard to find specimen.


MK113 - Papagoite $ 200
New Cornelia Pit, Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
thumbnail - 3 x 2 x 1.7 cm


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Papagoite from New Cornelia Pit, Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/mk113a.jpg] Papagoite from New Cornelia Pit, Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/mk113b.jpg] Papagoite from New Cornelia Pit, Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/mk113c.jpg]

Bright 'electric' blue Papagoite in seams and covering areas of a rock matrix. This has good crystals (!) in areas. From the type locality for Papagoite which was discovered in Ajo in 1960. A rare and hard to find specimen.


MK114 - Papagoite $ 200
New Cornelia Pit, Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA
miniature - 3.5 x 2.5 x 1.7 cm


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Papagoite from New Cornelia Pit, Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/mk114a.jpg] Papagoite from New Cornelia Pit, Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/mk114b.jpg] Papagoite from New Cornelia Pit, Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/mk114c.jpg] Papagoite from New Cornelia Pit, Ajo, Pima Co., Arizona, USA [db_pics/pics/mk114d.jpg]

Bright 'electric' blue Papagoite in seams and covering areas of a rock matrix. This has good crystals (!) in areas. From the type locality for Papagoite which was discovered in Ajo in 1960. A rare and hard to find specimen.

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