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MK115 - Euclase with Muscovite $ 450 SOLD
Dom Bosco, Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil
cabinet - 12 x 10 x 7 cm


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Euclase with Muscovite from Dom Bosco, Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/MK115a.jpg] Euclase with Muscovite from Dom Bosco, Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/MK115b.jpg] Euclase with Muscovite from Dom Bosco, Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/mk115c.jpg] Euclase with Muscovite from Dom Bosco, Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/mk115d.jpg] Euclase with Muscovite from Dom Bosco, Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/mk115e.jpg] Euclase with Muscovite from Dom Bosco, Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/mk115f.jpg]

Transparent, colorless Euclase crystals and silvery Muscovite crystals on Albite. There are a number of Euclase crystals, to 2cm in size, including a tiny doubly-terminated crystal. The largest Euclase is at the base of a thick, 6cm Muscovite crystal.


MK116 - Thompsonite, Stilbite $ 350
Nasik, Maharashtra State, India
cabinet - 13.5 x 7 x 2.8 cm


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Thompsonite, Stilbite from Nasik, Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/mk116a.jpg] Thompsonite, Stilbite from Nasik, Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/mk116b.jpg]

Hemispherical clusters of golden Thompsonite on a flat matrix of Stilbite crystals. The largest crystal group is 3.5cm wide. Clean and undamaged.


MK117 - Fluorite $ 450
Okoruso Mine, Karibib, Namibia
cabinet - 11 x 8.5 x 2.5 cm


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Fluorite from Okoruso Mine, Karibib, Namibia [db_pics/pics/mk117a.jpg] Fluorite from Okoruso Mine, Karibib, Namibia [db_pics/pics/mk117b.jpg] Fluorite from Okoruso Mine, Karibib, Namibia [db_pics/pics/mk117c.jpg]

Flat plate of solid Fluorite crystals from the Okoruso Mine. The Fluorite are purple cubes with yellowish cores and dark corners. This is all Fluorite without any matrix, well crystallized all around. The backside displays darker purple, smaller sized cubes. Complete all around and undamaged.


MK118 - Barite $ 350 SOLD
Cerro Warihuyn, Miraflores, Huanuco Dept., Peru
cabinet - 11.5 x 6 x 3.5 cm


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Barite from Cerro Warihuyn, Miraflores, Huanuco Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/mk118a.jpg] Barite from Cerro Warihuyn, Miraflores, Huanuco Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/mk118b.jpg] Barite from Cerro Warihuyn, Miraflores, Huanuco Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/mk118c.jpg] Barite from Cerro Warihuyn, Miraflores, Huanuco Dept., Peru [db_pics/pics/mk118d.jpg]

Bladed yellow Barite crystals over a small amount of matrix from the well known Cerro Warihuyn occurrence. A beautiful cluster of transparent crystals. Comes mounted on a Lucite stand.


MK119 - Fluorite, Galena, Sphalerite, Calcite $ 500 SOLD
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA
cabinet - 13 x 8 x 3.5 cm


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Fluorite, Galena, Sphalerite, Calcite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA [db_pics/pics/mk119a.jpg] Fluorite, Galena, Sphalerite, Calcite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA [db_pics/pics/mk119b.jpg] Fluorite, Galena, Sphalerite, Calcite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA [db_pics/pics/mk119c.jpg] Fluorite, Galena, Sphalerite, Calcite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA [db_pics/pics/mk119d.jpg] Fluorite, Galena, Sphalerite, Calcite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee, USA [db_pics/pics/mk119e.jpg]

Beautiful and undamaged Elmwood specimen with a great mixture of minerals. A vuggy, thin 'matrix' of what appears to be Fluorite is in turn covered by red Sphalerite crystals, layers of purple Fluorite after Barite, yellow Calcite crystals, and cubes of Galena. The underside is mostly barren but has some Barite, Calcite, and Sphalerite crystals. Unusual and aesthetic Elmwood specimen.


MK120 - Fluorite on Quartz $ 120 SOLD
Mahodari, Nasik, Maharashtra State, India
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4 x 1.5 cm


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Fluorite on Quartz from Mahodari, Nasik, Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/mk120a.jpg] Fluorite on Quartz from Mahodari, Nasik, Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/mk120b.jpg]

A hemisphere of translucent yellow Fluorite on drusy Quartz crystals. The Fluorite is 1.5cm in diameter.


MK121 - Smithsonite $ 80 SOLD
Kelly Mine, Magdelena, New Mexico, USA
miniature - 4 x 3.5 x 3 cm


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Smithsonite from Kelly Mine, Magdelena, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/mk121a.jpg] Smithsonite from Kelly Mine, Magdelena, New Mexico, USA [db_pics/pics/mk121b.jpg]

Bright, satiny blue/green Smithsonite on matrix. Classic and rich Kelly Mine color.


MK122 - Galena (spinel twinned) $ 400
Gyudyurska Mine, Ema Reka, Zlatograd, Smolyan Oblast, Bulgaria
small cabinet - 6 x 4.3 x 3.5 cm


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Galena (spinel twinned) from Gyudyurska Mine, Ema Reka, Zlatograd, Smolyan Oblast, Bulgaria [db_pics/pics/mk122a.jpg] Galena (spinel twinned) from Gyudyurska Mine, Ema Reka, Zlatograd, Smolyan Oblast, Bulgaria [db_pics/pics/mk122b.jpg] Galena (spinel twinned) from Gyudyurska Mine, Ema Reka, Zlatograd, Smolyan Oblast, Bulgaria [db_pics/pics/mk122c.jpg] Galena (spinel twinned) from Gyudyurska Mine, Ema Reka, Zlatograd, Smolyan Oblast, Bulgaria [db_pics/pics/mk122d.jpg] Galena (spinel twinned) from Gyudyurska Mine, Ema Reka, Zlatograd, Smolyan Oblast, Bulgaria [db_pics/pics/mk122e.jpg]

Silvery spinel-twinned crystals of Galena over Pyrite crystals. The main crystal is 3.2cm wide and displays well. Well crystallized all around and undamaged, sawcut on base. Ex. Eric Laskowski collection.


MK123 - Wulfenite $ 450
Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
cabinet - 12 x 8.5 x 3 cm


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Wulfenite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk123a.jpg] Wulfenite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk123b.jpg] Wulfenite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk123c.jpg] Wulfenite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk123d.jpg]

Flat matrix plate covered with yellow Wulfenite crystals. The crystals are in excellent condition and densely cover the entire front side.


MK124 - Barite $ 250 SOLD
Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4 x 3.5 cm


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Barite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk124a.jpg] Barite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk124b.jpg] Barite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk124c.jpg] Barite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk124d.jpg]

Translucent yellow Barite crystals on Limonite. The crystals are in excellent condition and reach 4cm in size. This is an uncommon specimen and a hard to find addition to a Oujela suite.


MK125 - Calcite on Hemimorphite $ 750
Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
small cabinet - 9 x 4.5 x 4 cm


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Calcite on Hemimorphite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk125a.jpg] Calcite on Hemimorphite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk125b.jpg] Calcite on Hemimorphite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk125c.jpg] Calcite on Hemimorphite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk125d.jpg] Calcite on Hemimorphite from Mina Oujela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk125e.jpg]

Blocky, stark white Calcite crystals on Limonite covered by Hemimorphite crystals. The crystals are complete rhombs to 3.5cm in size. Comes with a custom Lucite display stand.


MK126 - Almandine $ 250
Zillertal, Schwaz District, Tyrol, Austria
small cabinet - 7.7 x 5.5 x 3 cm


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Almandine from Zillertal, Schwaz District, Tyrol, Austria [db_pics/pics/mk126a.jpg] Almandine from Zillertal, Schwaz District, Tyrol, Austria [db_pics/pics/mk126b.jpg] Almandine from Zillertal, Schwaz District, Tyrol, Austria [db_pics/pics/mk126c.jpg]

Classic Almandine specimen from Zillertal featuring two dark reddish-brown Almandine crystals in a schist matrix. The well-formed dodecahedral crystals reach 3.3cm in size.


MK127 - Datolite $ 290 SOLD
First Sovietskiy Mine, Dal'negorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia
cabinet - 10.5 x 8 x 7 cm


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Datolite from First Sovietskiy Mine, Dal'negorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia [db_pics/pics/mk127a.jpg] Datolite from First Sovietskiy Mine, Dal'negorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia [db_pics/pics/mk127b.jpg] Datolite from First Sovietskiy Mine, Dal'negorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russia [db_pics/pics/mk127c.jpg]

Large, light lime green crystals of Datolite from Dal'negorsk. The crystals are translucent and large reaching 8.5cm in diameter.


MK128 - Almandine $ 300
Seeber valley, Burggrafenamt, South Tyrol, Italy
small cabinet - 7.5 x 5 x 4 cm


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Almandine from Seeber valley, Burggrafenamt, South Tyrol, Italy [db_pics/pics/mk128a.jpg] Almandine from Seeber valley, Burggrafenamt, South Tyrol, Italy [db_pics/pics/mk128b.jpg] Almandine from Seeber valley, Burggrafenamt, South Tyrol, Italy [db_pics/pics/mk128c.jpg] Almandine from Seeber valley, Burggrafenamt, South Tyrol, Italy [db_pics/pics/mk128d.jpg]

Classic Italian Almandine specimen from Seeber valley featuring five dark reddish-brown Almandine crystals in a schist matrix. The well-formed dodecahedral crystals reach 4.7cm in size.


MK129 - Celestite $ 600
Sakoany deposit, Katsepy, Mitsinjo, Boeny, Madagascar
cabinet - 12.5 x 11 x 7 cm


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Celestite from Sakoany deposit, Katsepy, Mitsinjo, Boeny, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/mk129a.jpg] Celestite from Sakoany deposit, Katsepy, Mitsinjo, Boeny, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/mk129b.jpg] Celestite from Sakoany deposit, Katsepy, Mitsinjo, Boeny, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/mk129c.jpg] Celestite from Sakoany deposit, Katsepy, Mitsinjo, Boeny, Madagascar [db_pics/pics/mk129d.jpg]

Gemmy blue Celestite crystals covering matrix from the well known Sakoany deposit. This is an uncommonly good example with a gemmy central crystal 5.5cm tall that is glassy and undamaged. (Note that this is an old collection piece and was a little dusty at the time of photographing, and will be even better in person after rinsing).

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