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MK130 - Quartz $ 600 SOLD
Minas Gerais, Brazil
small cabinet - 6.7 x 2.3 x 1.8 cm


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Quartz from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/mk130a.jpg] Quartz from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/mk130b.jpg] Quartz from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/mk130c.jpg] Quartz from Minas Gerais, Brazil [db_pics/pics/mk130d.jpg]

Single Quartz crystal with a transparent outer layer over an internal white zone. One side displays fiery yellow and orange coloration. Stunning and unsual Quartz! Ex. Rock Currier, Carl Acosta collections.


MK131 - Cavansite with Stilbite $ 500
Wagholi Quarry, Maharashtra State, India
small cabinet - 7 x 6.5 x 4 cm


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Cavansite with Stilbite from Wagholi Quarry, Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/mk131a.jpg] Cavansite with Stilbite from Wagholi Quarry, Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/mk131b.jpg] Cavansite with Stilbite from Wagholi Quarry, Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/mk131c.jpg] Cavansite with Stilbite from Wagholi Quarry, Maharashtra State, India [db_pics/pics/mk131d.jpg]

Vivid blue spherical clusters of Cavansite on matrix with white Stilbite crystals. The Cavansite crystal group is 2.8cm wide, clean and undamaged.


MK132 - Rhodochrosite $ 300 SOLD
Catamarca, Argentina
small cabinet - 6.3 x 1.8 x 1.3 cm


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Rhodochrosite from Catamarca, Argentina [db_pics/pics/mk132a.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Catamarca, Argentina [db_pics/pics/mk132b.jpg] Rhodochrosite from Catamarca, Argentina [db_pics/pics/mk132c.jpg]

Finger-like stalactites of Rhodochrosite from Argentina. Complete all around with finely crystallized surfaces.


MK133 - Legrandite $ 7500
Aztec Sun Pocket, Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
miniature - 4.5 x 3.7 x 2.3 cm


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Legrandite from Aztec Sun Pocket, Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk133a.jpg] Legrandite from Aztec Sun Pocket, Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk133b.jpg] Legrandite from Aztec Sun Pocket, Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk133c.jpg] Legrandite from Aztec Sun Pocket, Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico [db_pics/pics/mk133d.jpg]

Cluster of Legrandite crystals from a 1979 pocket that yielded the 'Aztec Sun', one of the world's largest and finest Legrandite specimens. Ex. Carl Acosta collection, purchased many years ago from John Veevaert. Comes with a custom Lucite display stand.


MK134 - Willemite on Bayldonite $ 500 SOLD
Tsumeb, Namibia
small cabinet - 5.7 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm


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Willemite on Bayldonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/mk134a.jpg] Willemite on Bayldonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/mk134b.jpg] Willemite on Bayldonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/mk134c.jpg] Willemite on Bayldonite from Tsumeb, Namibia [db_pics/pics/mk134d.jpg]

Formations of light blue Willemite over green Bayldonite.


MK135 - Olmiite $ 750
N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa
miniature - 3.7 x 3.2 x 2.5 cm


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Olmiite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/mk135a.jpg] Olmiite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/mk135b.jpg] Olmiite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/mk135c.jpg] Olmiite from N'Chwanning Mine, Kuruman, South Africa [db_pics/pics/mk135d.jpg]

Two peach colored Olmiite crystals on matrix covered by drusy Calcite crystals. The crystals are translucent with high luster and display well from either side.


MK136 - Cobaltian Calcite $ 500
Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo
miniature - 3.2 x 2.5 x 2.3 cm


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Cobaltian Calcite from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/mk136a.jpg] Cobaltian Calcite from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/mk136b.jpg] Cobaltian Calcite from Mashamba West Mine, Katanga, Congo [db_pics/pics/mk136c.jpg]

A 2.2cm crystal of Cobaltian Calcite and one tiny ball of Malachite on matrix. These are some of the most desirable and hard to find of any Calcite. Ex. Carl Acosta collection.


SV590 - Cinnabar $ 500 SOLD
Yanwuping Mines, Guizhou, China
small cabinet - 6.5 x 5.5 x 4 cm


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Cinnabar from Yanwuping Mines, Guizhou, China [db_pics/pics/SV590a.jpg] Cinnabar from Yanwuping Mines, Guizhou, China [db_pics/pics/SV590b.jpg] Cinnabar from Yanwuping Mines, Guizhou, China [db_pics/pics/SV590c.jpg] Cinnabar from Yanwuping Mines, Guizhou, China [db_pics/pics/SV590h.jpg]

Classic Cinnabar penetration twins on matrix with cream colored Dolomite crystals and clear Quartz crystals. Fine quality Cinnabar to 1.4cm that glows red when backlit.


SV586 - Tourmaline $ 350 SOLD
Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
small cabinet - 5.5 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm


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Tourmaline from Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SV586a.jpg] Tourmaline from Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SV586b.jpg] Tourmaline from Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SV586c.jpg] Tourmaline from Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SV586d.jpg]

Pink Tourmaline crystals on Albite. The Tourmaline are glassy and terminated with a thin green zone near the termination.


SV581 - Tourmaline $ 1250
Stak Nala, Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
miniature - 5 x 4.2 x 3.2 cm


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Tourmaline from Stak Nala, Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SV581a.jpg] Tourmaline from Stak Nala, Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/sv581f.jpg] Tourmaline from Stak Nala, Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SV581c.jpg] Tourmaline from Stak Nala, Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/sv581g.jpg] Tourmaline from Stak Nala, Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan [db_pics/pics/SV581e.jpg]

Doubly-terminated Tourmaline crystal with an attached cluster of Albite. The Tourmaline is 5 x 1.5cm with a pink, pyramidal termination on one end and a green, flat termination on the other end.


SV585 - Sphalerite $ 90 SOLD
Shuikoushan Mine, Hunan, China
thumbnail - 2.3 x 2 x 1.8 cm


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Sphalerite from Shuikoushan Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/SV585a.jpg] Sphalerite from Shuikoushan Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/SV585b.jpg] Sphalerite from Shuikoushan Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/SV585c.jpg] Sphalerite from Shuikoushan Mine, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/SV585d.jpg]

Gem orange Sphalerite on Quartz crystals. The Sphalerite is transparent and 1.9cm wide.


LV164 - Pyrite $ 200
Eagle Mine, Gilman, Colorado, USA
cabinet - 10.5 x 5 x 4 cm


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Pyrite from Eagle Mine, Gilman, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/LV164a.jpg] Pyrite from Eagle Mine, Gilman, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/LV164b.jpg] Pyrite from Eagle Mine, Gilman, Colorado, USA [db_pics/pics/LV164c.jpg]

Fabulous and bright Colorado Pyrite specimen. Big chunky crystals with flashy metallic luster. Comes with an old Ernie Schlicter label that shows an old price of $100.


LV183 - Cinnabar $ 200
Chatian Mine, Fenghuang, Hunan, China
miniature - 3.7 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm


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Cinnabar from Chatian Mine, Fenghuang, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/LV183a.jpg] Cinnabar from Chatian Mine, Fenghuang, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/LV183d.jpg] Cinnabar from Chatian Mine, Fenghuang, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/LV183e.jpg] Cinnabar from Chatian Mine, Fenghuang, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/LV183f.jpg] Cinnabar from Chatian Mine, Fenghuang, Hunan, China [db_pics/pics/LV183g.jpg]

Crystals of blood red Cinnabar set in Dolomite crystals. The main crystal is 1.2cm wide, undamaged, and highly transparent when backlit.


LV172 - Anhydrite $ 150 SOLD
Naica, Chuhuahua, Mexico
miniature - 5 x 4.5 x 3 cm


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Anhydrite from Naica, Chuhuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LV172a.jpg] Anhydrite from Naica, Chuhuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LV172b.jpg] Anhydrite from Naica, Chuhuahua, Mexico [db_pics/pics/LV172c.jpg]

Two blue fan-shaped Anhydrite crystals with attached Calcite crystals. Terminated and undamaged. Ex. James Thompson collection with label.


LV173 - Pyrite after Barite $ 150 SOLD
Pribram, Central Bohemian Region, Czech Republic
miniature - 5 x 3.5 x 1.5 cm


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Pyrite after Barite from Pribram, Central Bohemian Region, Czech Republic [db_pics/pics/LV173a.jpg] Pyrite after Barite from Pribram, Central Bohemian Region, Czech Republic [db_pics/pics/LV173b.jpg] Pyrite after Barite from Pribram, Central Bohemian Region, Czech Republic [db_pics/pics/LV173d.jpg]

Pyrite perimorphs after former Barite crystals. Small Quartz crystals and a single Calcite crystal grew on the backside where the former Barite crystals were. Comes with an old Donn Cook collection label and a Jaroslav Hyrsl label.

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